The Travis County Medical Examiner' Office conducts legal investigations from a medical point of view into all sudden, traumatic, and otherwise suspicious deaths that occur in Travis County. Investigations may include an autopsy, if necessary, to support an official ruling on the cause and manner of death. In addition, the medical examiner's office provides forensic autopsy and laboratory services to other counties for a fee.

List of Counties Served

  • Austin
  • Bandera
  • Bastrop
  • Blanco
  • Brazos
  • Burleson
  • Brown
  • Burnet
  • Caldwell
  • Calhoun
  • Colorado
  • Comal
  • DeWitt
  • Ector
  • Edwards
  • Falls
  • Fayette
  • Gillespie
  • Goliad
  • Gonzales
  • Grimes
  • Guadalupe
  • Hays
  • Hamilton
  • Jackson
  • Kerr
  • Kimble
  • Lavaca
  • Lee
  • Llano
  • McCulloch
  • McLennan
  • Menard
  • Milam
  • Mills
  • Refugio
  • Robertson
  • San Saba
  • Travis
  • Victoria
  • Ward
  • Washington
  • Wharton
  • Williamson

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J. Keith Pinckard, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Medical Examiner

1213 Sabine Street
Austin, TX 78701 (Map)
Phone: (512) 854-9599
Fax: (512) 854-9044