Medical Records - BayCare

Request Medical Records Online

Our online portals make it easy to get your hospital, medical group and urgent care medical records. You can submit a request from your smartphone, tablet or computer, and your records will be delivered right to you via email or by mail.

Release of Information Form

You can also download our printable Release of Information Form and mail to the hospital where you received services. Please note: We must have your signature to release the records you request. To protect your confidentiality, all patients 18 years of age or older must sign the Release of Information Form. A parent or a legal guardian may sign for children under the age of 18.

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Imaging Centers and Laboratories

  • Outpatient Imaging

    To request medical records from any of BayCare's imaging centers, please visit BayCare Outpatient Imaging.

  • Outpatient Laboratories
    Your lab results will be sent to your physician within two business days, with the exception of some special tests, which may take longer. For your convenience, our staff can tell you if your results may take more than two business days for your physician to receive. Also, if you have an out-of-town or out-of-state physician, please give us the physician’s contact information, and we will forward your test results. For a copy of your results, you may contact your physician’s office directly.

    Lab results can also be obtained in the BayCare Patient Portal at Learn more about how to enroll in the Patient Portal.

Release of Information Departments

If you have any additional questions, please see the FAQ below or call the hospital's Release of Information Department below.

Bartow Regional Medical Center
2200 Osprey Blvd.
Bartow, FL 33830
(863) 519-1483
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
BayCare Hospital Wesley Chapel
4501 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
(813) 914-1774
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Mease Countryside Hospital
3231 N. McMullen-Booth Road
Safety Harbor, FL 34695
(727) 725-6065
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Mease Dunedin Hospital / BayCare Alliant Hospital
601 Main Street
Dunedin, FL 34698
(727) 734-6200
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 461-8601
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
6600 Madison St.
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 843-4587
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
St. Anthony’s Hospital
1200 Seventh Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 825-1418
Hours: 8am-4:30pm

South Florida Baptist Hospital 
301 N. Alexander St.
Plant City, FL 33563
(813) 757-1235
Hours: 8am-4:30pm

St. Joseph’s Hospital 
3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 870-4665
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital 
3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 870-4665
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
St. Joseph’s Hospital – North
4211 Van Dyke Road
Lutz, FL 33558
(813) 443-7079
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
St. Joseph's Hospital - South
6901 Simmons Loop
Riverview, FL 33578
(813) 302-8247
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital 
3030 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 872-3985
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Winter Haven Hospital/Winter Haven Women's Hospital
200 Ave. F NE
Winter Haven, FL 33881
(863) 293-1121 ext. 201169
Hours: 8am-4:30pm

Medical Record FAQ

  • Who can sign the Release of Information form?

    Any of the following people can sign the Release of Information form:

    • Patient – 18 years of age or older
    • Legal next of kin
    • Emancipated Minor
    • Healthcare Surrogate
    • Medical Power of Attorney (must state medical information in POA)
  • Can I get all my records from the Medical Records Department?
    No, certain records must be requested from their respective departments.  Examples of records that must be obtained from departments include radiology, nuclear medicine and cardiology films.
  • How long does the hospital keep my records?
    We keep your medical records for 10 years.
  • How long will it take you to process my request?
    We generally take 4-5 business days to fulfill your medical records request. Additional time may be required for certain requests. We will call you to come and pick up your records if you do not want the copies mailed.
  • Can you send my medical records to my doctor for me?
    Yes, we will be happy to fax or mail your records at no charge to your doctor’s office or treatment center. Please indicate this information on the Release of Information Request form.
  • Is there a charge for copying my medical records?
    Charges are per page, postage and sales tax may apply. We accept Check, Money Orders, Debit or Credit Cards. We do NOT accept CASH at this time.
  • Can I request a copy of a birth certificate from you?

    The Office of Vital Statistics

    8751 Ulmerton Road, #1700, Largo, FL 33771
    Phone: (727) 507-4330

    205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
    Phone: (727) 824-6900

    5640 Main St., #100 New Port Richey, FL 34652
    Phone: (727) 841-4425

    307 N. Michigan Ave., Plant City, FL 33563
    Phone: (813) 635-5200

    4100 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa, FL 33614
    Phone: (813) 635-5200

    212 S. Moon Ave., Brandon, FL 33511
    Phone: (813) 307-8002

    1290 Golfview Ave., Bartow, FL 33830
    Phone: (863) 519-7900
  • I have additional questions. Is there a number I can call to talk with someone?
    Yes, please call the appropriate hospitals Release of Information Department above.