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Out of respect for the deceased and their families and to avoid any disruption to daily operations, only a limited number of tours of the Medical Examiner’s facility are available to fire personnel, law enforcement, and government agencies involved in the medical legal justice system.
For more information, contact Anthony Brucci, Chief of Investigations, at 312-666-0500.




For information regarding decedent cause and manner of death please contact our control desk at 312-666-0200.
For statistical information and F.O.I.A. requests, call our Registered Health Information Administrator, Mary Marik, at 312-997-4430.
For governmental policy and media related inquiries regarding the Medical Examiner’s Office, call Frank Shuftan, Public Information Officer for the Cook County Bureau of Administration, at 312-603-3323.
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Bureau Name:

Administration, Bureau of

Main Office:

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2121 West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612-3705

Telephone: (312) 666-0500/0200

Stephen J. Cina, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner

James Sledge, JD
Executive Officer

The Medical Examiner's Office operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The office is open to the general public: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for official Cook County holidays.


Identification Hours:  11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., weekends and official Cook County holidays.