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Eddy L Echols, MD

Eddy L Echols, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Echols was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He received his undergraduate training at the United States Naval Academy and attained his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Echols performed his orthopedic surgery residency at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center and completed a shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute. He was a four-year recipient of both the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship and the Southeastern Regional Education Board Scholarship. Dr. Echols has authored research publications and presentations in the areas of hand, elbow, and Achilles tendon ruptures. He continues to be actively involved in research. Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Echols served on active duty in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of Commander. Dr. Echols performed a tour of duty in Iraq where he served as the Officer-in-Charge of a Forward Deployed Surgical Resuscitative Unit. Upon his return from Iraq, Dr. Echols served as the Head of Orthopedics at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune.
Care Philosophy

My patients are my first and only priority.

Aetna

Auto Accident Insurance

AvMed - HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal - Florida

Regence Group (Bs-Wa, Bs-Id, Bcbs-Ut, Bcbs-Or)

Cigna - HMO

Cigna - Open Access Plus

Cigna HMO

Hillsborough County Health Care Plan

Humana Medicare

Humana Medicare PPO

Humana Medicare - PPO

Medicare

Medicare

Medicare Assignment

Molina Healthcare

Prestige Health Choice - Medicaid

Sunshine State Health

TriCare

Tricare Prime

United Healthcare - Choice Plus

Medicaid

United Healthcare Medicare

United Medical Resources - UMR

WellCare - Medicare

Work Compensation - Out of State

Workmans Group

Arthroplasty

Arthroscopy

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cartilage Repair

Coronary Artery Disease

CT Imaging

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Elbow

Fractures

Healthcare Exchange

Hip or Knee

Hip Resurfacing

Knee

Ligament Injuries

Ligament Reconstruction

Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Medicaid

Medicare

Minimally Invasive Hip Resurfacing

Minimally Invasive Knee Resurfacing

Osteoarthritis

Partial Hip Resurfacing

Podiatry Ankle

Reconstructive Surgery

Rehab Occupational Medicine

Rehab Physical Therapy

Resurfacing

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder

Shoulder Replacement

Sports Medicine

Upper Extremity

Wrist

Aetna

Auto Accident Insurance

Cigna - HMO

Humana - HMO

Medicare Assignment

Staywell

Medicare

United Healthcare - Choice Plus

Work Compensation - Out of State

Workmans Group

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cartilage Repair

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Fractures

Hip or Knee

Knee

Ligament Injuries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Podiatry Ankle

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder

Shoulder Replacement

Sports Medicine

Wrist

Aetna

Auto Accident Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Health Options

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal - Florida

Florida Blue BlueSelect

Humana Medicare

Medicare

Medicare

Medicare Assignment

Sunshine State Health

Medicaid

WellCare

Work Compensation - Out of State

Workmans Group

Arthroplasty

Arthroscopy

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cartilage Repair

Congenital Heart Disease

CT Imaging

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Elbow

Fractures

Healthcare Exchange

Hip or Knee

Hip Resurfacing

Knee

Ligament Injuries

Ligament Reconstruction

Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Medicaid

Medicare

Minimally Invasive Hip Resurfacing

Minimally Invasive Knee Resurfacing

Osteoarthritis

Partial Hip Resurfacing

Podiatry Ankle

Reconstructive Surgery

Rehab Occupational Medicine

Rehab Physical Therapy

Resurfacing

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder

Shoulder Replacement

Sports Medicine

Upper Extremity

Wrist