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St. Petersburg General Hospital

Matthew Harold Couch, MD

General Surgery , Robotics-Robotic Surgery

Pinellas Surgical Associates
4801 49th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33709

Phone Number: (727) 526-3468

About Matthew Harold Couch




Languages Spoken




General Surgery
Robotics-Robotic Surgery

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures: - Appendectomy (Open and laparoscopic) - Bowel resection (large, small bowel) - Chest tube insertion - Cholecystectomy (Open and laparoscopic) - Drainage of intraperitoneal abscess - Enterostomy - Exploratory laparotomy - Gastrotomy and gastrostomy - Hemorrhoidectomy, fissurectomy, fistulectomy, and sphincerectomy - Ileostomy (temporary, permanent) - Internal hernia including diaphragmatic - Laparoscopy - Lymph node biopsy or excision - Major and minor amputations - Nerve and artery biopsy - Ostomy formation and management (including colostomy) - Radical groin and auxillary dissection with or without removal of limb - Radical, modified radical, total, and segmental mastectomies - Repair of wound disruptions - Skin grafting - Splenectomy and splenorraphy - Tracheostomy - Tube thoracostomy - Comprehensive management of trauma, including musculoskeletal, hand and head injuries, and the complete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions in the emergency department and intensive care unit. - Colonoscopy - Paracentesis, peritoneal lavage, endoscopy with or without biopsy - PEG insertion - Pericardiocentesis - Thoracentesis Assessment with operative or non-operative treatment of: - Abdominal wall hernias - Breast conditions to include aspiration, biopsy, and evaluation - Conditions involving the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal gland - Condition of the ovary and testes - Cysts and abscesses to include aspiration and incision and drainage - Decubitus ulcers and pressure sores - Diaphramatic hernia - Occult Blood Testing - Peptic and duodenal ulcer disease - Trauma - Tumor, congenital, and inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract - Tumors, congenital, and inflammatory diseases of the liver and biliary tract - Varicose veins - Wounds and conditions of soft tissue including aspiration, biopsy, and repair

Medical Education & Training

Medical School: Flinders University of South Australia
Internship: N/A
Residency: Texas Tech University
Fellowship: N/A

Certifications & Memberships

American Board of General Surgery

Office Locations and Office Hours

Pinellas Surgical Associates
4801 49th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
Phone: (727) 526-3468
Fax: (727) 522-3369

Accepted Insurance

Most insurance plans are accepted. Does not accept Workman's Compensation.


St Petersburg General Hospital ER

St Petersburg General Hospital ER
6500 38th Ave. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Phone: (727) 384-1414

St. Petersburg General Hospital

St. Petersburg General Hospital
6500 38th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Phone: (727) 384-1414