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Medical Records and Patient Privacy


Medical Records

To obtain your medical records, please contact the the Health Information Department (Medical Records) at 562.491.9941 or in-house, ext. 3941.

You may download this form in English or this forma en Español

Fill out the form and fax it back to 562.491.7965 with a copy of your valid driver's license or government-issued identification to the Medical Records Department, located on the 2nd floor of the main hospital. Fees will be applied for medical record copies for personal use. Please allow 5-7 business days for requests to be completed.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 562.491.9941 Fax: 562.491.7965 

Birth Certificates

Birth certificate information for a child less than one year old may be obtained by calling our Birth Clerk at 562.491.9303  If the child is older than one, you will be referred to the Los Angeles County Hall of Records, Norwalk, CA which may be reached by calling 562.462.2137. Or you may go online and order a certified copy of the birth certificate.

Privacy and Health Information

According to federal law Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), there are rules and limits on who can look at and receive your health information.This information includes your medical records and any other details on your illness and why you have been treated. We are committed to protecting your privacy. Without your written permission, St. Mary Medical Center can’t:

  • Give your health information to your employer
  • Use or share your health information for marketing or advertising purposes
  • Share private notes about your mental health counseling sessions