Contact Us

1901 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 864-6104 or (312) 864-6105
Fax: (312) 864-9456 or (312) 864-9890

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Health Information Management Department (Medical Records) also handles requests for the Specialty Care Center. For medical record requests from Specialty Care Center, please submit your medical records request to the information displayed below.

Stroger Hospital, First Floor, Room 1100
1901 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Holidays Excluded
Fax (312) 864-9890

How to Access Your Medical Records

Payment for medical record requests is accepted in cash or by check. The rates are as follows:

Original Medical Record Format Method of Delivery Fees
Electronic Electronic: e-mail $6.50 flat fee
Electronic PLUS Paper Medical Record Electronic: e-mail $6.50 PLUS $0.07 per page to convert to an electronic format
Electronic Paper $0.90 labor cost PLUS $0.05 per page for supplies
Paper Paper $0.12 per page PLUS applicable postage and taxes

You may file a medical record request by downloading a Paper Medical Request Form and sending the form to:

Medical Records, Release of Information
Stroger Hospital, First Floor, Room 1100
1901 Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Your medical records may then be made available for pick-up. A valid photo ID (passport, driver’s license, state ID, or school ID) is required.

To Obtain Vital Records

Copies of birth, death, and other official records for Chicago and suburban Cook County residents can be obtained from the Cook County Clerk’s office at or (312) 603-5656.