Aurora Diagnostics Completes Acquisitions of Mid-Atlantic Pathology Services Inc. in Virginia And Hallmark Pathology, P.C. in Massachusetts

(Palm Beach Gardens, Florida) July 1, 2014 ― Aurora Diagnostics, the nation’s leading operator of high quality regional pathology labs at 21 community-based locations around the United States, announced today that it completed two previously announced transactions to acquire Mid-Atlantic Pathology Services Inc. of Sterling, Va., and Hallmark Pathology, P.C., of Medford, Mass.

Mid-Atlantic Pathology Services (MAPS) is a highly specialized Dermatopathology lab with a strong regional business with emphasis on Northern Virginia, Maryland and the greater Washington, D.C., area. Hallmark Pathology is a provider of anatomic pathology services for two community hospitals in the greater Boston area.

“We welcome the pathologists and employees of MAPS and Hallmark, together with their clients, to the growing Aurora family,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Diagnostics.  “Aurora is a great place to build a career in pathology or lab operations.  Aurora pathologists and lab operators from around the country work together to set medical policies and identify best practices and new business opportunities as we build our Company together.”

Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

About Aurora Diagnostics

Aurora Diagnostics is a specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology at 21 locations within the United States. Employing over 110 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 over 50 community-based hospitals. For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at

About Mid-Atlantic Pathology Services, Inc.

MAPS is a state of the art, pathology laboratory certified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (CLIA). MAPS pathologists provide excellent diagnostic and consultative evaluation of all skin diseases, with special expertise in melanocytic lesions, non-melanocytic tumors of the skin, bullous diseases and inflammatory conditions of skin, scalp and nails. Through years of practice in the area, MAPS pathologists have gained the trust, confidence and loyalty of physicians throughout the region.

About Hallmark Pathology, P.C.

Hallmark Pathology is a provider of anatomic pathology services for two community hospitals in the greater Boston area.

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