Services

  • Complete autopsy (adult)
  • Complete perinatal autopsy
  • Limited examination
  • Consultation
  • Neuropathology
  • Case review by a board-certified forensic pathologist
  • Toxicology analysis (if applicable; requires prior consultation with a UF Health Autopsy Services representative)
  • Postmortem neurological diagnosis
  • Microscopic slide review
  • Medical records review
  • Histology
  • Organ and specimen procurement
  • Device removal (e.g. pacemakers can be removed and properly shipped to designated location for testing)
  • Direct access to UF Health Pathology Laboratories, the Southeast United States’ leading provider of diagnostic and prognostic services)
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Death investigation
 

 

Additional value-added offerings include:
  • Personal attention for families investing in a postmortem examination
  • Seamless access to expert UF Health physicians for consultations and the full resources of an academic health system
  • Collection of medical records or additional information surrounding the circumstances of death (at no extra cost)
  • Dedicated, clean College of American Pathologists-accredited autopsy facility appointed with modern tools and equipment
  • Respectful, reliable and cost-effective transportation service
  • The ability to process payment from most major credit cards
  • Expertise from a Board-certified forensic pathologist who holds an appointment at the District Eight Medical Examiner’s Office and is experienced in medicolegal concerns
  • A knowledgeable service staff that courteously assists clients through every step of the autopsy process
  • Conscientiousness of funeral arrangement timelines, viewing needs and family concerns
  • Completed reports within 30 days of the autopsy (excluding exceptionally complicated cases or cases that require additional testing)