Polk County Medical Examiner

Contact Information & Office Hours

Contact Information:

To report a death call (515) 286-3333 (24 hours a day)

Medical Examiner: Gregory A. Schmunk, M.D.

Polk County Medical Examiner's Office
1801 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50314

For general information (NOT to report a case)

(515) 286-2102 Days
(515) 286-3333 Nights, Weekends, Holidays
(515) 286-2208 Fax

The Office of the Medical Examiner is on-call 24 hours every day of the year.

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (CST)


Contact Us

To report a death call (515) 286-3333
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, Iowa 50314
(515) 286-2102 (Days)
(515) 286-3333 (Other times)
Fax: (515) 286-2208