Pathology | Autopsy Pathology

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Contact the Department of Pathology

  • 617-355-7431

The Department of Pathology provides autopsy services for Boston Children’s Hospital patients. Autopsy services can be extended to non-Boston Children’s Hospital patients provided that certain conditions are fulfilled. Postmortem examinations are performed only with the permission of the patient’s family or guardian and are conducted in a manner that accommodates their wishes and without interfering with memorial services. For additional information regarding post mortem examinations, please contact the Department of Pathology.

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