Aurora Diagnostics Acquires Consultants in Laboratory Medicine of Greater Toledo

Acquisition establishes Aurora’s first presence in Northwest Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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


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