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St. Petersburg General Hospital

Matthew Harold Couch, MD

Robotic Surgery, General Surgery

Pinellas Surgical Associates

4801 49th St N
St. Petersburg, FL 33709

About Matthew Harold Couch


Medical School
Flinders University of South Australia

Texas Tech University

Certifications & Memberships

American Board of General Surgery



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

- 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 auxiliary 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


Robotic Surgery
General Surgery

Office Locations

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.