Request for Medical Records
A valid Authorization to Release Medical Information form needs to be completed to receive copies of your ColumbiaDoctors medical records. For any questions, email our Health Information Management Department at ColumbiaDoctors-HIM@cumc.columbia.edu.
Our Release of Information Vendor, Verisma, handles patient and third-party requests. Verisma manages the medical and billing requests for ColumbiaDoctors. Please use the links below to complete our Online Authorization form.
For copies of your ColumbiaDoctors medical records, a valid Authorization to Release Medical Information form needs to be completed.
Information/Medical Records are available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. These forms are available to patients or their representatives:
The authorization form can be mailed to:
- Health Information Management or Medical Records, 630 West 168th Street, Box 123, New York, NY 10032
Alternatively, these forms can be faxed to ColumbiaDoctors at (516) 217-1357.
Patient Request to Correct/Amend
If you identify erroneous, inaccurate, or incomplete information within your medical record, you have the right to request an amendment or correction to the medical record content.
To request an amendment/correction, download the Request for Correction/Amendment for Protected Health Information form below and complete all required sections.
- Request for Correction/Amendment for Protected Health Information
- Solicitud de Corrección/Modifación de la Información Médica Protegida
Completed forms can be emailed to ColumbiaDoctors-HIM@cumc.columbia.edu.
Connect Patient Portal
Through our online patient portal, Connect, patients can view:
- Electronic medical record
- Laboratory test results
- Radiology and diagnostic testing results
Per the 21st Century Cures Act, as of July 2022, you will have immediate access in Connect to test results and clinical notes, including laboratory, pathology, radiology, diagnostic testing results, and progress notes.
For more information, email email@example.com.
- For more information about requesting radiology imaging materials, please visit ColumbiaDoctors Radiology.
Students can request their medical records through Student Health on Haven.
- 100 Haven Ave, Suite 230, New York, NY 10032
- Phone: (212) 305-3400
- Fax: (212) 342-3955
Patient FAQs to Obtain Outpatient Medical Records
Patient FAQs to Obtain Hospital Medical Records
Medical Records Directory
Subpoenas seeking medical records from Columbia University must be served on the Office of the General Counsel at 412 Low Memorial Library, 535 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027.