Aurora Diagnostics Acquires Pathology Associates of Sebring

Acquisition Expands Aurora’s Footprint in Florida

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


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