Medical Records

Physician offices or other health care providers may request a copy of medical records by faxing the request on office letterhead to (256) 265-8484 or (256) 265-8131.

Patients may also request a copy of medical records by mail or in person. Patients (or legal representatives) will be required to complete required forms and submit them with a copy of a valid photo ID. Please click on the forms below to print a downloadable version. Forms are also available in the Medical Records offices.

Once Medical Records receives a request, it takes five to seven business days to process paper copies, three business days to process electronic copies and 30 days to process records currently stored on microfilm.

To speak with someone about your request, call (256) 265-8149.

Click the tabs below for more information.

To request a copy by mail

Mail the completed forms to:
Huntsville Hospital
Medical Records Department
101 Sivley Road
Huntsville, AL 35801

To request a copy in person

Visit the appropriate Release of Information office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Medical Records office locations:

  • Huntsville Hospital (Closing Late Fall 2017)
    For patients of Huntsville Hospital and Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
    First floor near the cafeteria
    Parking available in the Visitors Parking deck located on Gallatin Street
  • Huntsville Hospital Medical Mall (Opening Summer 2017)
    For patients of Huntsville Hospital and Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
    1963 Memorial Parkway, Suite 17
    Corner of Governors Drive and Memorial Parkway, enter next to Occupational Health Group (OHG)
  • Madison Hospital
    Lobby level (for patients of Madison Hospital)

You will need:

To request a copy on behalf of someone else

If the patient is under the age of 14, physically or mentally incapacitated or deceased a legally designated representative may complete the necessary forms on behalf of the patient and submit the request.

Patient’s representative will need:

If the patient is 14 or older and able to complete the required forms on their own, a representative may bring the completed forms to the appropriate Medical Records office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Medical Records office locations:

  • Huntsville Hospital (Closing Late Fall 2017)
    For patients of Huntsville Hospital and Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
    First floor near the cafeteria
    Parking available in the Visitors Parking deck located on Gallatin Street
  • Huntsville Hospital Medical Mall (Opening Summer 2017)
    For patients of Huntsville Hospital and Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children
    1963 Memorial Parkway, Suite 17
    Corner of Governors Drive and Memorial Parkway, enter next to Occupational Health Group (OHG)
  • Madison Hospital
    Lobby level (for patients of Madison Hospital)

To request an itemized statement/statement of charges

Contact Patient Accounting at (256) 801-6280.

To request radiology CD images and/or film

Contact Imaging Services at (256) 265-8934.