How to Obtain Your Medical Records

COVID-19 UPDATE: During the COVID-19 virus pandemic, where we are practicing physical distancing to reduce the risk of community spread of the virus, the Health Information Management team will not be taking walk-in requests for records at the 8501 Excelsior Drive location.

 

Please use the following options to reach us to provide services to you:

 


 

Select the appropriate link from the Requesting Medical Records and Images options below to request your medical records from:

  • American Family Children's Hospital
  • University Hospital
  • UW Health at The American Center
  • UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • All UW Health clinics

To request medical records and images from the following locations, follow the same process, but list the name of the location in the "Other Healthcare Organization" option, if you are using UW Health's authorization form:

  • Generations Fertility Care
  • Madison Surgery Center
  • Transformations Surgery Center
  • Wisconsin Sleep
  • UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital (offered as its own option on the UW Health authorization form)

Requesting Medical Records and Images

Giving Permission to Communicate with Others About Your Health Care

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

 

Our 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 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.