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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.