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Medical Examiner's Office

Everything you need to know

Who We Serve

The District Nine Medical Examiner’s Office serves the public and the judicial needs of Orange and Osceola Counties by performing quality, efficient, and timely death investigations with dignity and respect for the decedents, and to determine the cause and manner of death as mandated by Florida Statute 406.

What We Do

The purpose of the Medical Examiner's Office is to bring expert and independent medical evaluation to the investigation of deaths that are of concern to public health, safety, and welfare of the community.

Our Staff

The District Nine Medical Examiner’s Office consists of a chief medical examiner, associate medical examiners, medicolegal investigators, forensic technicians, and administrative support. Learn more.

Meet Dr. Jan C. Garavaglia, known as “Dr. G”, Chief Medical Examiner for the District Nine (Orange-Osceola) Medical Examiner's Office.

Hours of Operation

Business Office: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Death Calls: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Autopsies: Completed daily, 7 days a week

Contact Us

For questions about the death of your loved one, or process and procedures of the District Nine Medical Examiner's Office:

District Nine Medical Examiner's Office
2350 E. Michigan Street
Orlando, Florida 32806

Email: Medical.Examiner@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-9400
Fax: (407) 836-9450

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