We provide three essential benefits to families experiencing a loss:
information, understanding and peace of mind.
Did you know...
...you have the right to request an independent autopsy.
...you have the right to request medical records.
...you have the right to expect confidentiality.
FAMILIES CAN MAKE REQUESTS
CALL US AT 1-855-8-AUTOPSY OR LIVE CHAT WITH US AT I-HOTLINE
WE ARE HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS
Casework is meticulous and interactions with families are warm and emotionally available. We work to transform the confusing into the clear; the uncertain into the manageable; the unknown into the known. The founder, Dr. Ben Margolis, received his B.A. from Harvard University and his M.D. from the University of Chicago.
The need for closure after a loss is powerful; and you have the right to ask questions. Talk to us about how we can help.
Meet Dr. Ben Margolis, Director
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS AND ARTICLES
March, 2015 Dr. Margolis interviewed. “What Autopsies Can Teach”
The Wall Street Journal. By Melinda Beck. Read article.
January, 2015 “In Light Of Possible Abuse At Body Donation Centers, Experts Offer Advice.” Dr. Margolis interviewed on how families can protect themselves and their loved one when exploring body donation options. Life Matters Media. By Dan Gaitan. Read the complete article.
January, 2014. “Margolis pays special attention to the family’s story and concerns…. “I never really thought about what an autopsy can do for a family,” [an attendee at Science to Humanity: The Autopsy] said. “I never saw the emotional aspect.” Read the complete article written by Life Matters Media.
May, 2013 “…the top expert in Chicago” “…sensitive” “…impartial” Read about Dr. Margolis in the May, 2013 issue of Chicago Magazine, “This Is What Really Happens During an Autopsy.”
10 Questions for Cancer. Autopsy Center is establishing a community-based Tumor Donation Program. Tumor Donation allows patients with cancer to donate their tumor to research and make a difference for the next generation. We appreciate your input as we undertake this important work. Let us know your thoughts by taking our 10-question survey. Thank you for participating.
10 Questions for Cancer