Dr. Heather Couch, DPM

Dr. Heather Couch, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Dr. Heather Couch, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from University Of Osteopathic Medicine and The Health Sciences in 1999 and specializes in podiatric surgery.

16841 N 31st Ave Ste 134

Phoenix, AZ 85053

Contact Information

(623) 322-5501

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Couch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Plantar Fasciitis
more than 87% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 87% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Couch does not have any board certifications listed.

28  Conditions Treated

  • Accessory Navicular Bone
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Callus
  • Corn
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Infections
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis

19  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Analysis
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Permanent Nail Removal
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wound Care and Management
  • X-Ray

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Osteopathic Medicine and The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Community Hospital Of Gardena
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Top Doc, 2007 and 2
Media & Publications

Dr. Couch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Couch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Couch to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Couch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I'd been chasing pain in my feet for four years when I went to see her for a nail fungus problem. Previous Dr's had tested me for neuropathy and anything else they could think of causing the pain, but they found nothing and solved nothing. Dr Couched noticed that my shoes were to small - didn't...more
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Dr. Couch worked me in for my initial visit in order to treat an urgent problem. My continuing relationship has been excellent, and that speaks also for the entire staff. She is both professional and personable at the same time. All of the family at Agave Foot Specialists have become my...more
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Weeks after seeing Dr. Couch, I am still highly impressed. Though I was there mainly for one foot, Dr. Couch checked both feet and was attentive to my questions/concerns. Staff is good, too. Office is very clean, and X-ray machine on-site.
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The staff are very friendly and helpful. The office is clean and comfortable. The best part of all is Dr. Couch. She explains everything, and doesn't mind going that extra step to understand your needs, and how to correct or help. I would recommend her to anyone that needs a podiatrist!
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