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Contact Information & Office Hours

Contact Information: 

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

Medical Examiner: Joshua W. Akers, 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) 286-2208 Fax

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

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (CST)