Dr. Stephen Hammond Joins Aurora Diagnostics’ Team of Dermatopathologists
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Aurora Diagnostics announced today that Dr. Stephen Hammond will join the company’s team of dermatopathologists as the Director of Dermatopathology in South Carolina at Biopsy Diagnostics.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Hammond to our team,” said Bruce Walton, Chief Operations Officer of Aurora Diagnostics. “His track record of success and many accomplishments, from publications to industry awards to appointments, will contribute a great deal to our already reputable team of dermatopathologists.”
“This is a wonderful opportunity to join a company with a strong team and an established presence” said Dr. Hammond. “I look forward to contributing my unique experience to Aurora Diagnostics, and helping to provide exceptional dermatopathology services for Biopsy Diagnostics.”
Dr. Hammond comes to Aurora Diagnostics with 10 years of post-graduate training and experience in dermatopathology. He has served multiple appointments as a lecturer and instructor at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, Boston University Medical School and SUNY Downstate.
Most recently, Dr. Hammond worked at Consolidated Pathology Consultants as a dermatopathologist and within the executive committee. He has previous industry experience with Cynosure, Inc., in Boston, Mass., as a Histopathology Consultant for Effects of Laser Treatment on Skin Tissue. He was also a Dermatopathology Fellow at Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York, N.Y.
Dr. Hammond is certified by the American Board of Dermatopathology and the American Board of Pathology in both Anatomical and Clinical Pathology. He earned his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, and his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Manchester in the U.K.
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 120 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 more than 60 community hospitals. For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at www.auroradx.com.