Sparrow Forensic Pathology serves as the Office of the Medical Examiner for the Michigan Counties of Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, and Shiawassee. We also offer complete forensic pathology consultation services to other area medical examiners. Please note that these consultation services are provided only at the request of the Medical Examiner of jurisdiction over a given death. Sparrow Forensic Pathology is accredited by the National Association of Medical Examiners and our Physicians are board certified in anatomic, clinical, and forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology.

Our Physicians

Michael A. Markey, M.D. – Medical Director
Patrick A. Hansma, D.O.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Sparrow Forensic Pathology
1215 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48912

Physical Office Address:
Sparrow Medical Arts Building
1322 East Michigan Avenue, Suite 118
Lansing, MI 48912

Phone: 517.364.2561
Fax: 855.300.7312

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., closed holidays.

If you are a Medical Examiner and would like to request our services, or anyone else with urgent questions outside of normal business hours, please call the 24-hour resource number at 888.4.FOREN.6 (888.436.7366) for assistance.

If you need to report a death, please call 911.