Patient Medical Records

Obtaining a Copy of Your Personal Medical Record

All requests for medical information from Lawrence General Hospital are directed to the Health Information Services Department. Requests for records should be made on the “Authorization to Use or Disclose Protected Health Information” form. 

Click here for a copy of the form.

Once you have completed the form, you may mail or personally deliver it to the Health Information Services Department at the address below. Due to privacy concerns, the form cannot be emailed.

Requests will be processed within 5-7 business days of receipt. Please note, there may be a reasonable fee for copying records.

Health Information Services Department
Lawrence General Hospital
1 General Street
Lawrence, MA 01842
Phone: 978-683-4000, ext. 2046 or 2047


Obtaining a Copy of Your Baby’s Birth Certificate

Massachusetts hospitals do not retain legal copies of birth certificates. Requests for legal copies should be directed to:

Lawrence City Clerk
200 Common Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
978-620-3230

Or, click here to obtain a copy from the Lawrence City Clerk's. 


Obtaining Your Baby’s Social Security Number

Please contact the Social Security Administration directly at 1-800-772-1213.