Dr Echemendia (Dr. Ech) is from Cuba and lived in Minnesota until he moved to Atlanta, Ga. at 12 years old. He graduated from Marist HS and has Bachelor of Arts and Science degrees from both St. Thomas College in Minnesota and Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Ech attended medical school at The University Autonama of Guadalajara, Mexico and did his residency at Charity Hospital @ Tulane University division. He also did a 1 year residency in general surgery at University of Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a 2nd generation Ob/Gyn, is board certified with 30 years experience and has 2 sons who are also doctors. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 42 years, 2 grandchildren and fishing.