Welcome to Forensic Medical of Kansas City

& Topeka

We provide autopsy and death investigation services for county coroners in numerous counties across the state of Kansas as well as medical examiner services in the state of Missouri. Private autopsies for families and hospitals are also available for those interested. A Board Certified forensic pathologist performs all autopsies, reviews all microscopic slides, toxicology reports and completes and signs the final report.

 

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FORENSIC MEDICAL OF KANSAS CITY


Our Commitment:
Forensic Medical’s mission is to provide high quality medical examiner
and forensic pathology services to the citizens of the communities we
serve with skill and compassion, identify public health and welfare
concerns and to advance the practice of forensic medicine.
Providing effective, efficient and accurate forensic pathology services is
critical in its impact on families, public health and safety and the criminal
justice system. Forensic Medical is committed to this end, and standing
by this claim we pride ourselves on hiring only the best specialized
experts in the field, who consistently meet the highest industry standards
and deliver on our commitment Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC.
Forensic Medical Management Services of Kansas is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC. Forensic
Medical is a comprehensive forensic pathology company headquartered in
Nashville, Tennessee, which provides medical examiner, death
investigation, medical autopsy services, expert forensic testimony and
forensic management services to government agencies and private
individuals. Forensic Medical is a division of a large multi-specialty
pathology group, Associated Pathologists, LLC based in Nashville,
Tennessee. Beginning in 1997, FMMS entered into an agreement with the
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to provide medical examiner and medical autopsy services. Currently FMMS serves
the forensic needs of 51 counties in Tennessee.
Since acquiring Frontier Forensics in 2017, Forensic Medical of Kansas
has provided medicolegal autopsy services and expert testimony to
counties across the state of Kansas as well as counties in western
Missouri. FMMS of Kansas operates offices in Kansas City and Topeka.
Hours of Operation
Standard business hours for the general public are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday except major holidays. Investigators are available
and on call outside of regular business hours. Our goal is to have the
physical autopsy completed and body released to the family within 24
hours and final completion of the autopsy report and ancillary laboratory
tests in seven weeks or less.
Impact on Families and the Criminal Justice Process
The unexpectedness of death is a source of trauma, anxiety and grief
among survivors. Talking to the bereaved is a sacred responsibility, and
we strive to conduct ourselves with compassion, caring and genuine
concern. This is a critical aspect in serving our public.
Deaths due to homicide represent a significant percentage of our work.
The results of our autopsy findings are a critical part of the investigation
and prosecution in homicide cases. Forensic pathology also plays a part
in motor vehicle deaths, which sometimes involve criminal or civil
liability. Our staff prides itself in working with both prosecutors and
defense attorneys to assist them in understanding the results of the death
investigation and autopsy, which improves the efficiency of the criminal
justice system. Our pathologists also work closely with law enforcement
and county coroners.




FORENSIC MEDICAL OF TOPEKA


Our Commitment:
Forensic Medical’s mission is to provide high quality medical examiner
and forensic pathology services to the citizens of the communities we
serve with skill and compassion, identify public health and welfare
concerns and to advance the practice of forensic medicine.
Providing effective, efficient and accurate forensic pathology services is
critical in its impact on families, public health and safety and the criminal
justice system. Forensic Medical is committed to this end, and standing
by this claim we pride ourselves on hiring only the best specialized
experts in the field, who consistently meet the highest industry standards
and deliver on our commitment Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC.
Forensic Medical Management Services of Kansas is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Forensic Medical Management Services, PLC. Forensic
Medical is a comprehensive forensic pathology company headquartered in
Nashville, Tennessee, which provides medical examiner, death
investigation, medical autopsy services, expert forensic testimony and
forensic management services to government agencies and private
individuals. Forensic Medical is a division of a large multi-specialty
pathology group, Associated Pathologists, LLC based in Nashville,
Tennessee. Beginning in 1997, FMMS entered into an agreement with the
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to provide medical examiner and medical autopsy services. Currently FMMS serves
the forensic needs of 51 counties in Tennessee.
Since acquiring Frontier Forensics in 2017, Forensic Medical of Kansas
has provided medicolegal autopsy services and expert testimony to
counties across the state of Kansas as well as counties in western
Missouri. FMMS of Kansas operates offices in Kansas City and Topeka.
Hours of Operation
Standard business hours for the general public are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday except major holidays. Investigators are available
and on call outside of regular business hours. Our goal is to have the
physical autopsy completed and body released to the family within 24
hours and final completion of the autopsy report and ancillary laboratory
tests in seven weeks or less.
Impact on Families and the Criminal Justice Process
The unexpectedness of death is a source of trauma, anxiety and grief
among survivors. Talking to the bereaved is a sacred responsibility, and
we strive to conduct ourselves with compassion, caring and genuine
concern. This is a critical aspect in serving our public.
Deaths due to homicide represent a significant percentage of our work.
The results of our autopsy findings are a critical part of the investigation
and prosecution in homicide cases. Forensic pathology also plays a part
in motor vehicle deaths, which sometimes involve criminal or civil
liability. Our staff prides itself in working with both prosecutors and
defense attorneys to assist them in understanding the results of the death
investigation and autopsy, which improves the efficiency of the criminal
justice system. Our pathologists also work closely with law enforcement
and county coroners.





ABOUT US

 

OUR SERVICES

FORENSIC PATHOLOGY
AUTOPSY SERVICES
ALL SERVICES
 

DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS

FORENSIC MEDICAL OF TOPEKA
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Topeka R.O.D.

Report of death form

FORENSIC MEDICAL OF KANSAS CITY
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KC R.O.D.

Report of death form

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KC Nursing Home

Report of death form to ME

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Private Autopsy

Paperwork Information

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KC Hospice

Report of death form to ME

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KC Autopsy Permit

FF Midwest

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KC Authorization

for release of Medical Information

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Blank Cremation Permit

for out of state DCs

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Infant Death

Permit

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SUIDI

Sudden unexplained infant death investigation form

 
 

CONTACT

FORENSIC MEDICAL OF KANSAS CITY & TOPEKA
KANSAS CITY OFFICE
40 South 18th Street
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 299-1533
(913) 913-912-1388
(913) 913-299-4931
contactus@forensicmedks.com
TOPEKA OFFICE
320 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 400
Topeka, KS 66603
785-251-2350
contacttopeka@forensicmedks.com
785-251-2380
785-251-2383
BUSINESS HOURS

Monday 
Tuesday 
Wednesday 
Thursday 
Friday 

8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
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