SANILAC COUNTY

MEDICAL EXAMINER'S

OFFICE

Administrative Staff

 

Bryant Wilke R.S., MPH

Health Officer / Director of Environmental Health

Cindy Vanderlip

Administrative Assistant

 

Heather Kohn

Medical Examiner Secretary

The Sanilac County Medical Examiner’s Office is located at:

 

                        Sanilac County Health Department

                        171 Dawson, Suite 123

                        Sandusky, Michigan  48471

 

            Phone:             810-648-4098 ext. 154

            Fax:                 810-648-2646

 

            Office Hours:   8 am to 4:30 pm – Monday through Friday (except for holidays)

                                    The office is closed from Noon to 1 pm for lunch

 

 

The Medical Examiner’s Office is responsible for, in coordination with local police, death investigations of:

 

  • Accidents

  • Natural/sudden/unexpected deaths

  • Violent deaths (homicides/suicides)

  • Suspicious circumstances

  • Prison deaths

  • Causes of death not determined by attending physician and instances where no physician is available to sign the death certificate

 

The Medical Examiner must also authorize and sign permits for all cremations permits, disinterment/reinterrment permits, and death certificates.

 

Medical Examiner Related Links:

http://www.michiganme.org/

 

Michigan Child Death Review

http://keepingkidsalive.org/

Sanilac County Chief Medical Examiner
William J. Starbird, M.D.
Sanilac County Deputy Medical Examiner
Dr. Russell Bush, M.D., M.P.H.

Sanilac County Health Dept.

171 Dawson St., Suite 123

Sandusky, MI 48471

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 911
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