Aurora Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of Arizona Dermatopathology

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA – Aurora Diagnostics announced today that it has acquired Arizona Dermatopathology in Scottsdale, Arizona. Aurora Diagnostics has 22 laboratories and is the leading operator of high quality regional pathology laboratories in the United States.

Dr. Richard Bernert founded Arizona Dermatopathology in 2009 with a strong commitment to providing high-quality pathology services in Arizona. The acquisition gives Aurora its first lab in Arizona. The lab joins a growing list of respected dermatopathology labs that are part of Aurora Diagnostics. Arizona Dermatopathology is the third regional lab to join Aurora since late June.

“We welcome Dr. Bernert and his team to the Aurora family,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Chief Executive Officer of Aurora. “Arizona is an important market for Aurora, and we are glad to have a local presence through one of the most respected dermatopathology labs in the state.”

“Aurora’s emphasis on quality, local relationships and personalized consultations to referring physicians means that our clients will continue to receive excellent services in the future. We are happy to be part of the Aurora family,” said Dr. Bernert.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Aurora Diagnostics
Aurora Diagnostics is a medical laboratory company employing over 110 physician specialists in anatomic and clinical pathology. Aurora has 22 regional laboratories in the United States focused on anatomic pathology. Aurora pathologists also serve 54 community hospitals throughout the nation. Aurora Diagnostics provides high-quality diagnostic information for patients and their doctors, including dermatologists, obstetrician-gynecologists, gastroenterologists, urologists, general surgeons, oncologists and other specialists.

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About Arizona Dermatopathology
Arizona Dermatopathology offers personalized care to its patients. The lab is known for its knowledgeable staff and quality care in the Scottsdale community. Through years of practice in pathology, physicians throughout Arizona have come to trust and rely on Dr. Bernert and his team.

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