The Office of the Medical Examiner cares about the health of our customers, employees, and the community. Therefore, our lobby is closed to the general public until further notice. Appointments may be available on a limited basis. Contact OME at 602-506-3322 for assistance. We thank you for your understanding as we all work together to keep our community safe. If you need assistance with Death Certificates, please contact Maricopa County Office of Vital Registration at 602-506-6805.
We perform medical investigations of sudden, unexpected, and/or traumatic deaths to enhance the health and safety of everyone in our community.
Covering 9,200 square miles and receiving nearly 10,000 annual reports of death, Maricopa County Office of the Medical Examiner employees must be hard working professionals who are dedicated to upholding our department values of service, integrity, compassion, positivity, adaptability, teamwork, and boundaries in a challenging setting. Learn more about working at the Office of the Medical Examiner.