The Department of Forensic Medicine (Budapest Institute of Medical Sciences at the time) was founded in 1964 .
The department produces expert reports in the field of forensic medicine and -pathology , in accordance with national laws, at the request of several authorities, utilizing the most recent scientific and technological advances while also abiding to requirements of neutrality and impartiality.
A major duty of the Department is to provide on-call forensic medical experts for death scene investigations of investigating authorities, as well as performing autopsies in non-natural death cases . Furthermore, our laboratory performs the histological investigations of these autopsy cases.
The medical professionals of the department are qualified as specialists in following fields: forensic medicine and pathology, insurance medicine, clinical pathology, internal medicine, neurology, occupational medicine, furthermore in forensic psychiatry, clinical psychiatry and addictology; while our psychologists possess qualifications in adult and child clinical psychology, mental hygene, neuropsychology and psychotherapy.
Our forensic specialists are supported by a team of well-prepared external medical experts and collaborators, such as surgeons, traumatologists, obstetrician-gynaecologists, ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, internists, cardiologists, gastro-enterologists, paediatricians, anaesthesiologists, radiologists and dentists etc.
Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine
Dr Antal Kricskovics
forensic medical expert
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