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Shirley Rigaud-Echols, MD, FACOG

Board Certified OBGYN located in Decatur, GA

About Dr. Rigaud-Echols

Shirley Rigaud-Echols, MD, is a highly skilled women’s health specialist with a passion for personable care. Through her practice at Dekalb OB/GYN Affiliates in Decatur, Georgia, Dr. Rigaud-Echols is honored to play a role supporting the health of women of all ages. 

Dr. Rigaud-Echols has always enjoyed expanding her knowledge. She began her studies at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in Newark, where she majored in biology. She went on to complete medical school at Pennsylvania State University before moving to New York for an OB/GYN residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. 

Her professional positions include serving as an OB/GYN at several hospitals, clinics, and practices. Dr. Rigaud-Echols has been in private practice at Dekalb OB/GYN Affiliates for a decade. This position has been incredibly rewarding and allows Dr. Rigaud-Echols and her team to build lasting relationships with the women in their care. 

Personalized care is important to Dr. Rigaud-Echols. She takes the time to listen to her patients and learn not only their current symptoms and concerns, but also their long-term health and wellness goals. This allows Dr. Rigaud-Echols to craft a customized treatment plan that meets her patients’ specific needs. 

Appointments are never rushed, and time is always built in for questions and patient education. The focus is on empowering women to take control of their own health journeys. Dr. Rigaud-Echols views her role as a partner in that process. 

Women searching for a caring, compassionate provider with an impressive body of experience and training should schedule a time to meet with Dr. Rigaud-Echols and her all-female team. Scheduling is as easy as a phone call, and online booking is also an option.

I am a preceptor and involved in graduate education and training of professionals and have students in our office.

Most major insurances accepted

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Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal
Coventry Health Care
Peach State Health Plan
United Health Care