SEBRING, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aurora Diagnostics announced today that it has acquired Pathology Associates of Sebring, a hospital-based practice that provides pathology services to Highlands Regional Medical Center.
“We welcome the team in Sebring to the Aurora family,” said Daniel D. Crowley, President, Chairman and CEO of Aurora Diagnostics. “Pathology Associates of Sebring is an important partner to Highlands Regional Medical Center, and we look forward to working with the team to expand its capabilities and maintain its excellent services.”
“Aurora Diagnostics is a leader in high quality community-based anatomic pathology, and I am pleased to become part of the team,” said George Leidel M.D., an anatomic pathologist and owner of Pathology Associates of Sebring. “We look forward to continuing to serve Highlands Regional Medical Center and this community with additional resources.”
The acquisition expands the footprint of Aurora Diagnostics, based in Palm Beach Gardens, into Central Florida. With this acquisition, Aurora Diagnostics has four lab locations in Florida. This is the eighth acquisition that Aurora Diagnostics has successfully completed since 2013 under its current management team and the sixth in the hospital laboratory sector. The Company is a leader in outsourced hospital lab management services, serving 86 hospitals throughout the U.S.
Additionally, the Company’s Aurora Research Institute subsidiary is a leader in helping hospitals and independent labs to ethically provide tissue and blood samples to researchers on the cutting edge of research for effective cancer treatments.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Aurora Diagnostics
Aurora Diagnostics is the leading independent specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology at 26 freestanding lab locations in the United States. Employing over 150 licensed physicians, Aurora Diagnostics provides high-quality diagnostics and testing information for the patients of its primary referral sources—dermatologists, OB/GYN professionals, gastroenterologists, urologists, general surgeons, oncologists, and for 86 community hospitals. For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at www.auroradx.com.