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Medical Examiner
Dennis J. Chute, M.D. Chief Medical Examiner

DUTCHESS COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER (DCME)
168 Washington Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Main: (845) 486-3414   24/7 Hotline: (845) 431-9177

A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
Dennis J. Chute, MD, Chief Medical Examiner
Kia K. Newman, MD, Deputy Medical Examiner
Robert Bready, Chief Forensic Investigator/Medicolegal Investigations

 

 

Office Hours: 8am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday (Except Holidays)

 

To make an appointment, please call (845) 486-3414 during normal business hours.

 

To insure staff is available, appointments are required to:

  • View a body for identification
  • Pick up an Autopsy Report
  • Meet with the Medical Examiner
  • Transfer a body to another facility


 

 

Directions:
From the North: From Rte 9 South, turn left onto North Road at Marist College south entrance, bear right onto Washington Street, first right after traffic light.

 

 

From the South: From Rte 9 North, turn right onto North Road at Marist College south entrance, bear right onto Washington Street, first right after traffic light.

 

A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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