Matthew J. McHale, DO

Matthew J. McHale, DO

Adjunct Assistant Professor (C-STARS)


Specialty Areas

  • General surgery
  • Trauma
  • Critical care surgery

Common Procedures

  • Exploratory laparotomy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Bowel resection

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Trauma
  • Small bowel obstruction
  • Acute cholecystitis
  • Acute appendicitis

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Surgical Critical Care


Medical School: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2006


General Surgery Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2006-2013


Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Houston, TX, 2019-2021

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Excelsior Surgical Society



Increased fat deposition in injured skeletal muscle is regulated by sex-specific hormones. McHaleMJ, Sarwar ZU, Cardenas DP, Porter L, Salinas AS, Michalek JE, McManus LM, Shireman PK. Am JPhysiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2012 Feb 1;302(3):R331-9. Epub 2011 Nov 23. (Journal Article)

Regulation of skeletal muscle regeneration by CCR2-activating chemokines is directly related tomacrophage recruitment. Martinez CO, McHale MJ, Wells JT, Ochoa O, Michalek JE, McManus LM,Shireman PK. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2010 Sep;299(3):R832-42. Epub 2010 Jul 14.(Journal Article)


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

Alton Memorial Hospital
One Memorial Drive
Alton, IL 62002

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
12634 Olive Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63141

Christian Hospital
11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, MO 63136

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 North Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO 63131

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital
751 Sappington Bridge Road
Sullivan, MO 63080

Memorial Hospital Belleville
4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL 62226

Memorial Hospital Shiloh
1404 Cross Street
Shiloh, IL 62269

Parkland Health Center
1101 West Liberty Street
Farmington, MO 63640

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
St. Louis MO 63110


To contact an Acute & Critical Care surgeon, please call 314-362-5298.