El Paso County Office of the Medical Examiner

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  • The Office of the Medical Examiner (OME) is a science-based, independent agency responsible for the medicolegal death investigation as well as the determination of cause and manner of death in sudden, unexpected, or unexplained deaths occurring within the El Paso County. The service incorporates the fields of forensic scene investigation, forensic pathology, morgue services, forensic imaging, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology, and forensic toxicology. The office is accredited by the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME).
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  • National Association of Medical Examiners
  • The National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) Accreditation Program has the explicit purpose of improving the quality of the forensic/medicolegal investigation of death. Accreditation is an endorsement by NAME that the office provides an adequate environment in which a forensic pathologist may practice the profession, and provides reasonable assurances that the system well serves its jurisdiction
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  • Mario A Rascon, MD.
  • Chief Medical Examiner
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  • Irene Santiago
  • Chief of Operations
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  • 4505 Alberta Avenue
  • El Paso, Texas 79905
  • Phone (915) 532-1447
  • Fax: (915) 532-6630
  • medexaminquiry
    @epcounty.com