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How to Obtain Your Medical Records

The following information will help you find out how to obtain your medical records from any of the following UW Health clinics and hospitals, including:
  • American Family Children's Hospital
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • UW Health at The American Center
  • University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center
  • UW Health clinics located in Madison and throughout the state
  • UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Madison Surgery Center
  • Wisconsin Sleep
UW Health patients may request copies of their medical records, radiology images and pathology reports and slides by following the processes outlined below:
Important Note: If you would like to request hard copies (paper) of your medical records and radiology images, please submit two separate authorization requests.
Pathology Reports and Slides
The UW Hospital and Clinics Pathology Department can assist you with requests to send your pathology slides and reports for continued medical care or second opinion consultation. Contact the department by phone at (608) 263-8443.
  • Requests to forward pathology material for continued medical care at another facility require a written request from that facility.
  • Requests for second opinion consultation at another facility must be initiated by your physician and done in consultation with a surgical pathologist.
  • Pathology slides will need to be returned to UW Hospital and Clinics.