Meet Dr. Echo
As a board-certified surgeon, Dr. Anthony Echo offers quality diagnostic care and advanced treatment options for his Houston, TX patients. At Sports Hernia Texas, he works to understand the individualized needs of each patient he treats in order to create a customized treatment plan for optimal results. With training under some of the world’s top surgeons, Dr. Echo has the skill and expertise to perform innovative procedures to help patients have a restored quality of life and get back to the activities they enjoy.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Echo provides a number of nonsurgical and surgical treatments for specific conditions relating to hernia and nerve repair. Some of the complicated conditions he treats include adductor injuries, rectus muscle injuries, thoracic outlet syndrome, axillary nerve compression, post-mastectomy nerve pain, and post-hernia nerve pain. Additionally, he performs various additional procedures, such as sports hernia repair using the Muschaweck method, hernia revision surgery, targeted muscle reinnervation, and pelvic nerve releases. Utilizing advanced diagnostic testing with state-of-the-art technology allows Dr. Echo the ability to determine the underlying causes of his patients’ conditions in order to provide more accurate and effective treatment.
Education and Training
Dr. Echo earned his bachelor’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Nevada in Reno, NV. He then completed his residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX where he received advanced training in microsurgery techniques. From there, Dr. Echo went on to complete a microvascular and reconstructive fellowship from the Stanford University Medical Center and a peripheral nerve surgery fellowship from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. In 2016, Dr. Echo underwent an externship in sports hernia and athletic groin pain in Doha, Qatar and was trained by Drs. Zarko Vuckovic and Ulrike Muschaweck.
As a part of ongoing contributions in academics, Dr. Echo was a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital. Currently, he is an adjunct assistant at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
For his skill and expertise, Dr. Echo has been admitted as a member of several prestigious medical organizations:
- The British Hernia Society
- The American Hernia Society
- The American College of Surgeons (Associate Fellow Member)
- The Texas Medical Association
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