For Patients

Medical Records

General Information:

Hours of Operation: 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday
Location: St. Joseph Hospital
Medical Records Department
1100 W. Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: (714) 771-8167


Requesting copies of your Medical Record:

To receive copies of your medical records, a dated and signed authorization is required by the patient or legal representative. Authorizations signed by a representative must include a copy of the Durable Power of Attorney, guardianship, etc.


Valid Authorization:

The authorization must include the following information to be valid:

  • Patient's Full Name (including any former name)
  • Patient's Date of Birth
  • Name and address of the patient or authorized representative to release
  • Name and address of the person/entity receiving the information
  • Date(s) of treatment or service needed
  • Specific information to be released (i.e. lab report)
  • Purpose for which the information may be disclosed (continuing medical care, insurance, personal use, and legal)
  • Expiration date when the authorization is no longer valid
  • Dated and signed by the patient or an authorized representative

Mailing/Faxing Authorization and Fee:

There is a fee to receive personal copies of a patient's medical record. The request should be mailed, faxed or brought to the Medical Records Department, located on the lower level of St. Joseph Hospital.

If you have any questions regarding the fee, please contact our Medical Records Department and speak to a Release of Information Representative at 1-714-771-8167.

To obtain copies of medical records please mail or fax your signed completed authorization to:

Mail Requests:

St. Joseph Hospital
Medical Records Department
1100 W. Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: (714) 771-8167

Fax Requests:

Attn: Medical Records
Release of Information
Fax: (714) 771-8965
Phone: (714) 771-8167