The Department of Pathology offers autopsy consultation to any faculty or house staff physician of the University of Mississippi Medical Center after authorization for a postmortem examination is obtained from the next of kin of the deceased. There is no charge to the families for such service.
The department also offers postmortem examination on deceased persons who were not under the care of UMMC faculty. Such autopsies are performed for a fee. The fee schedules may be obtained by contacting the business office of the Department of Pathology.
The Division of Autopsy Pathology faculty within the Department of Pathology also performs autopsies on cases that fall under the jurisdiction of county coroners.
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005