Steven M. Couch

Steven M. Couch, MD

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Specializes In
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Eye
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Ocular oncology and orbital tumors, Orbital inflammation, Cosmetic eyelid and facial surgery, facial fat transfer, endoscopic forehead and midface procedures; eyelid lesions and skin cancers, eyelid malpositions (ptosis, ectropion, entropion), lacrimal (tearing) disorders, post-traumatic deformities, ophthalmic reconstructive surgery, orbital conditions, enucleation/socket reconstruction, thyroid eye disease

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Academic Title(s)

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Research Interests

Orbital inflammatory diseases, surgical techniques and novel treatments of periocular/orbital disease

Publications & Research

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2005 University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri


2012 Ophthalmic Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri


2010 Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Medical Degree

2006 University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri


2007 Internal Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri