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How do I get my birth certificate?
LRMC does not issue birth certificates, but we do issue a report of live birth that the U.S. Consulate uses to issue a Report of Live Birth, or FS-240.
The FS-240 is valid in all U.S. States and Territories as the equivalent of a birth certificate. To obtain a copy, follow the instructions at the U.S. Department of State at: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/abroad/events-and-records/birth/replace-or-amend-consular-report-of-birth-abroad.html
The American consulate is the only agency abroad that can issue an American Birth Certificate and Passport. However, your Regional Personnel Center can assist and must collect, verify and forward all requests to the American Consulate.
How can I obtain a copy of my medical records?
If you are within three years of being treated as an outpatient, then your outpatient medical record should be kept at the Medical Center where your Primary Care Manager (PCM) is located. If your PCM is located in LRMC, then your outpatient record should be maintained at the LRMC Outpatient Records Room.
For more information on locating your medical records or starting a medical record, call LRMC Outpatient Records Room at DSN 314-590-5204 or Commercial 011-49-6371-9464-5204.
After three years, non-service treatment records are no longer kept at LRMC or the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) where your PCM was located. Non-Service Treatment records are retired to at the National Personnel Records Center.
If you are within three years of being treated as an inpatient, information on your Inpatient Medical Records can be obtained from the MTF you were admitted to. They can provide you copies of your inpatient medical records. For LRMC patients, call DSN 314-590-5203 or Commercial 011-49-6371-9464-5203.
After three years, inpatient medical records are no longer kept at LRMC. They are retired to the National Personnel Records Center. To request assistance in obtaining inpatient hospital records, go to http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/public/active-duty-medical-records.html where under "Clinical Records Holdings" are instructions for requesting your inpatient military medical records while on active duty.
Below are instructions for the three options for making a request to the LRMC Inpatient Medical Records Office. Please include email address with “ALL” request, the records will be sent to your email address in a PDF format with password protected. Also a separate email with the password will be sent to you to access your records.
1. Send an encrypted e-mail with a completed DD Form 2870 and a MEDCOM Form 756 (both forms can be found at the below web links):
2. Along with both forms a copy (front and back) of the requestor's ID (it can't be a DOD ID Card) to: email@example.com
3. Mail a completed DD Form 2870 and a copy (front and back) of the requestor's ID (it can't be a DOD ID Card) to:
(For APO mailing address)
(For German mailing address)
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Upon receipt, we will send via e-mail the acknowledgement and begin the processing. Normal processing at this time is 30 working days.
How can I find a Civilian Medical Job?
For employment information at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, please visit our Civilian Employment site at http://ermc.amedd.army.mil/landstuhl/services.cfm?MTFinfo_id=666
Our jobs, as well as other government jobs, are posted on USAJOBS at http://www.usajobs.gov/
For information on military medical jobs, the Landstuhl Medical Recruiting Station webpage is at http://ermc.amedd.army.mil/landstuhl/services.cfm?MTFinfo_id=632
For assistance with verifying former privileged providers of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, please contact:
LRMC Credentials Office
If you have a referral from a Host Nation Provider and would like to be seen at LRMC, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at DSN 590-4830/Commercial 06371-9464-4830.
For more background information, please see our release below:
"When the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan were busy, our focus was treating Wounded Warriors arriving at LRMC from theater," said Col. (Dr.) Brian Sonka, Chief of the Division of Surgery at LRMC. "Now that the flow of patients has thankfully slowed down from the Middle East, Landstuhl wants to allow greater access to care to our beneficiaries and the opportunity to keep our surgeons gainfully employed."
The surgical specialties at LRMC include orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, general surgery, neurosurgery, spine surgery, plastic surgery, urology, obstetrics & gynecology, ear/nose/throat surgery, oral surgery, occupational and physical therapy.
“We want to capitalize on maintaining these skill sets and providing a high level of care to the retirees and DoD Civilians in the Kaiserslautern Military Community that support the Active Duty population and their families every day.”
The change is especially significant for DOD civilian employees and retirees whose German doctor refers them to a surgical specialist. In most cases, Dr. Sonka said that retirees and DoD Civilians can be seen at LRMC for surgical consultation unless the patient has a problem that requires a specialty or capability not available at LRMC. Other specialties such as dermatology, endocrinology, rheumatology and gastroenterology would be determined on a case-by-case basis.
How does this work? How do I access LRMC if I am seeing a Host Nation Provider?
If a retiree or DoD Civilian is seeing a Host Nation Provider for primary care and has a specialty care referral, they can either call the LRMC TRICARE Office at DSN 590-4830/Commercial 06371-9464-4830 and ask for Referral Management or they can bring their referral to the LRMC TRICARE Office in person in Bldg. 3744 (near the AAFES Gas Station) at LRMC.
The LRMC Referral Management team at the TRICARE Office will work with the clinics and/or surgeons at LRMC and facilitate the care if appropriate. The LRMC Referral Management team can take referrals in German as well. There is no need to have them translated before contacting the LRMC TRICARE Office.
Externship & Clinical Rotations
For students studying in the United States who are interested in an externship/clinical rotation at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, please contact:
Externships/Clinical Rotations for Non-Privileged Providers (top priority placement goes to uniformed military personnel)
For students studying in NATO countries, other than the United States, who are interested in a clinical rotation/observership at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, please contact: