Autopsy ProcessAfter contacting SPG and discussing the purpose/focus of the autopsy, SPG will fax you Authorization for Autopsy which you will have to sign and fax back. A bill/contract for the service will also be faxed to you. You will need to mail the original Authorization for Autopsy, executed contract, and personal or bank check to:
- Stamford Pathology Group PC
- P.O. Box 310
- Wilton, CT 06897
Discuss case with SPG. Fax back form and contract. Mail check with originals to SPG. Arrange transport from Funeral Home/Hospital/ Nursing Home to Stamford Hospital.
Autopsy performed. Body returned to Funeral Home. Pathologist calls you with preliminary findings.
Pathologist calls you with report of histological studies. Autopsy is complete and findings discussed.
If brain is taken for neuropathology evaluation, it is now ready for examination. Brain is cut and section taken.
Neuropathology evaluation is complete. Autospy report finalized. Findings discussed with you.