Aurora Diagnostics Acquires Consultants in Laboratory Medicine of Greater Toledo

Acquisition establishes Aurora’s first presence in Northwest Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio – Aurora Diagnostics announced today that it has acquired Consultants in Laboratory Medicine of Greater Toledo, Inc., a hospital-based practice providing anatomic laboratory medicine professional pathology services to 11 hospitals in Michigan and Ohio.

Consultants in Laboratory Medicine serves the ProMedica Health System, a locally-owned, nonprofit health system serving 27 counties in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Current hospital contracts include Bay Park Community Hospital; Toledo, Flower, Toledo Children’s, Wildwood Orthopedic Hospitals; Fostoria Community Hospital; Memorial Hospital Freemont; Bixby and Herrick Medical Centers; Defiance Hospital and Monroe Regional. Consultants in Laboratory Medicine does not own laboratory facilities.

“We look forward to providing uninterrupted service to ProMedica Health System hospitals affiliated with Consultants in Laboratory Medicine,” said Daniel D. Crowley, President, Chairman and CEO of Aurora Diagnostics. “This acquisition gives Aurora a strong presence in the northwest Ohio market, where we see great potential to provide exceptional inpatient and outpatient pathology services. We admire the work that Consultants in Laboratory Medicine has done, and we will continue to build upon the group’s positive achievements and reputation.”

Consultants in Laboratory Medicine of Greater Toledo is led by Dr. F. Michael Walsh, FMW, MD, MBA, CPE, FCAP, FACPE (Distinguished). He will remain with Aurora Diagnostics.

“I am excited to become part of the talented Aurora Diagnostics team and to affiliate our lab with an organization that is committed to providing high-quality pathology services in the context of strong local relationships,” Dr. Walsh said. “Under this new operation we will have access to additional resources to better serve patients in Ohio and Michigan. I look forward to working with the Aurora team.”

Aurora’s entry into northwest Ohio is also beneficial because of its proximity to Detroit, Mich., where Aurora Diagnostics operates Pinkus Laboratories, a renowned full-service dermatopathology laboratory.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Aurora Diagnostics
Aurora Diagnostics is the leading independent specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology at 25 locations in the United States. Employing over 140 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 70 community hospitals. For additional information regarding Aurora Diagnostics and the services it provides, please visit the company website at