Aurora Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of West Georgia Pathology, LLC

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. ― Aurora Diagnostics, the leading operator of high quality regional pathology laboratories in the United States, announced today that it has acquired West Georgia Pathology, LLC, a hospital-based practice based in Carrolton, Georgia.

West Georgia pathologists operate from a single location and have a strong reputation for providing high quality pathology services to the three local hospitals in the Tanner Health System, as well as medical director services to area clinics. Its highly qualified pathologists bring extensive experience and diverse backgrounds to Aurora’s acclaimed network of pathologists.

“West Georgia is a well-known provider of pathology services in the local region,” said Daniel D. Crowley, Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Diagnostics. “We are pleased to welcome West Georgia and its employees to our growing Aurora Diagnostics family. We are the nation’s leading operator of high quality regional pathology labs, and we are a natural fit for local pathology practices that want a corporate home as industry consolidation continues. Aurora can provide West Georgia with the resources and structure it needs to continue its growth in the region while maintaining focus on its local patients.”

“West Georgia places great value on being a local healthcare provider, and we know Aurora Diagnostics believes in the importance of community-based medicine as well,” said Dr. Lawrence M. Alligood of West Georgia Pathology. “We look forward to beginning this partnership with Aurora Diagnostics, and we know that the corporate support it provides will advance and improve our practice in West Georgia. As part of a national network, we are eager to work alongside many other exceptional pathologists while remaining a locally based provider.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Aurora Diagnostics

Aurora Diagnostics is the leading independent specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology at 23 locations in 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 for approximately 57 community hospitals. For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at www.auroradx.com.

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