Forensic Medicine Locations

Norton Children’s provides pediatric forensic medicine services to assess and treat possible child abuse and neglect. Our pediatric forensic medicine team provides formal consultations and medical expertise on the diagnosis, documentation and follow up of suspected cases of physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect in children. We provide assessments in Louisville and Southern Indiana, as well as for all 120 counties in Kentucky.

Pediatric forensic medicine locations

 

 

Norton Children’s Hospital

231 E. Chestnut St.

Louisville, KY 40202

1000 S. Fifth St.

Louisville, KY 40203

(502) 893-3900, ext. 311

Indiana Child Advocacy Center
136 E. Cottom Ave.
New Albany, IN 47150

Forensics

Is it abuse?

Even if you’re not sure, you are required by law to report suspected abuse or neglect. Anonymous calls are accepted.

Kentucky: Call (877) KYSAFE1 (1-877-597-2331)

Indiana: (800) 800-5556

If a child is in immediate danger, call 911.

Pediatric Forensic Medicine Service

Forensic consultations available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

(502) 629-6000

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