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) 265-8131.

Patients may also request a copy of medical records by mail, email or fax. 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 and can be dropped off in two locations: Huntsville Hospital Medical Mall and Madison Hospital registration windows.

Once Medical Records receives a request, it takes seven to 10 business days to process the request. Please complete all forms legibly to ensure your request is processed in a timely manner.

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

Patients, attorneys, insurance, government officials, disability consultants and others may submit a record request by mail

By mail:
Huntsville Hospital
Medical Records Department
101 Sivley Road
Huntsville, AL 35801

Patients may submit record request by email or fax

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By fax: (256) 265-8484

Required release of information forms

To request a record on behalf of someone else

If you are requesting records on behalf of someone who is deceased, incapacitated, or a minor (under the age of 14), you must complete the Legally Authorized Representative Designation form. The patient’s representative will need:

To request Employee Health records from Huntsville Hospital

By email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

By fax: (256) 265-8046

To view records online

A summary of your inpatient stay can be found on our Patient Portal. If you do not currently have a log in, you will need your discharge paperwork to sign in. Records not included in the portal will need to be pulled from our Medical Records department.

Patient portal support can be reached at (256) 265-4443 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To request restrictions on your personal health information

This form should be completed when the patient has indicated that he or she would like to have restrictions placed on the use or disclosure of his or her individual health information.

To request for amendment of your personal health information

You have the right to request that health information that pertains to you be amended if you believe that it is incorrect or incomplete. Huntsville Hospital will review your request and either grant your request or explain the reason why it will not be granted. In the event that your request is denied, you have the right to submit a statement of disagreement that will accompany the information in question for all future disclosures. Submit requests to the Medical Records Department at Huntsville 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.