UTMB Health Information Management

Patient Medical Records

The Health Information Management Department (HIM) at UTMB is dedicated to maintaining your medical records and keeping your health information private and secure in accordance with federal and state regulations.

Notice to our patients or patients’ legally authorized representatives: Beginning Oct. 17, UTMB will authorize disposal of a patient’s paper medical record on or after the 10th anniversary of the patient’s last visit or when a patient reaches the age of 21, whichever is later.

For questions, contact Release of Information at (409) 772-1965.
Office Hours: Mon-Fri., 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Release of Information

For copies of a medical record please contact:

The University of Texas Medical Branch
Department of Health Information Management
Release of Information
301 University Blvd.
Route 0782
Galveston, Texas 77555
(409) 772-1965
FAX (409) 772-5101

Master Patient Index (MPI/PIDX) Inquiries

For assistance with questions regarding the MPI contact:  

Master Patient Index Coordinator
(4090 772-1744

Birth Certificate Registration

For assistance with birth registration please contact:

Birth Certificate Office
(409) 772-1555
(409) 772-1557

UTMB does not issue birth certificates. To order a birth certificate, please visit Galveston County Health District.