Meet The Doctor
Philip M. Echo, DMD
Born and raised in Nutley, NJ Dr. Philip Echo has been providing quality oral surgery in his hometown since 1994. Dr. Echo received his undergraduate degree from St. Peter’s College and his dental degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School (presently part of the Rutgers family of schools). He completed his oral & maxillofacial surgery residency at UMDNJ (University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey ).
Dr. Echo has been in private practice since 1993. After graduation he spent one year working in Westwood and Jersey City NJ. In 1994 he joined an existing practice in Montclair and a new practice in Nutley. He spent many years on staff at Columbus Hospital, Mountainside Hospital and Clara Maass Medical Center. Dr. Echo is the past Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Mountainside Hospital where he spent over 20 years working with the general dentistry residents in a teaching capacity. Presently he remains on staff at Clara Maass Medical Center and runs a solo practice in Nutley, New Jersey.
Dr. Echo is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association and the New Jersey Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Echo also lectures on various topics regarding oral surgery. As seen in NJ Monthly Magazine, Dr. Echo has been voted by his peers as a “Top Doc” in NJ yearly from 2009 – present. As listed in Montclair Magazine, he has been voted by his local peers as a “Top Doctor in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery” yearly from 2013 – present.
Our office is designed and decorated to ensure that everyone who visits us feels comfortable and at ease. As an avid photographer, lecturer and judge for the NJ Federation of Camera Clubs, Dr. Echo has decorated his office with over 80 of his award winning images for you to enjoy. Dr. Echo and his top-notch staff have a strong mission. Not only do we strive to provide our patients with a superior level of care, we never lose sight of how each and every patient perceives all aspects of their experience with us. Most patients arrive with some level of anxiety. Great effort is made to always provide as much mental and physical relaxation as needed to make your overall experience as positive as possible. Our office is up to date with the latest technology available in our field. A recently added state of the art Kodak 3-D Dental Cone Beam CT scanner allows us to diagnosis and treatment plan surgical cases with the greatest accuracy.
We take very seriously the trust that you place in us to diagnose and provide your healthcare. It is truly an honor and a privilege to be your choice for doctor. Thank you to all our patients and referrals that put their trust in us. It is our pleasure to serve you.