Medical Examiner and Coroner's Office

Ellen G.I. Clark, M.D.

Chief Medical Examiner

 Seal of the Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office


The mission of the Washoe County Medical Examiner and Coroner's Office is to investigate unexpected and unexplained deaths in order to identify and report on the cause and manner of death.  We apply scientific investigative techniques and medical procedures, using integrity and compassion to serve families and public agencies impacted by sudden unexpected death. 


The office is staffed by highly trained, compassionate and dedicated individuals to include one Chief Medical Examiner, one Assistant Medical Examiner, two Medicolegal Death Investigator Supervisors, eight full-time Medicolegal Death Investigator/Technicians, one Administrative Assistant, one Forensic Medical Transcriber and twelve part-time (as needed) Medicolegal Death Investigator/Technicians. 

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Physical Address:     10 Kirman Ave., Reno, NV  89502

We are located at the corner of Kiraman Avenue and E. 2nd Street in Reno, on the same city block as Renown Regional Medical Center

Mailing address:     P.O. Box 11130 Reno, NV  89520

Phone: 775-785-6114

Fax 775-785-6163