SOURCE: Sonic Healthcare USA

Sonic Healthcare USA

September 23, 2014 12:55 ET

CBLPath Launches New Laboratory Facility in Florida

Expands Services to Better Serve Local Clients and Pathologists

RYE BROOK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory, is pleased to announce that it has launched a new satellite laboratory facility located in Orlando, Florida. This new facility, licensed by CLIA and Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), will provide histology testing services to better serve local clients and pathologists.

CBLPath's primary laboratory is located in Rye Brook, New York. This state-of-the-art facility is a leading reference laboratory that provides anatomic pathology and esoteric molecular testing. The new Orlando laboratory will focus on providing histology services to the local market and the New York laboratory will complement those services with more specialized testing. The Orlando lab will also offer technical-only services to local pathologists.

The new CBLPath facility will also partner with its Sonic Healthcare USA sister lab in Orlando, Clinical Pathology Laboratories Southeast (CPLSE). CPLSE delivers state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and professional interpretive services to regional physicians and hospitals with a comprehensive test menu including molecular diagnostics. CPLSE also provides specialty services for physicians, such as test interpretation and selection services to optimize test utilization. The combined anatomic pathology and clinical testing services of the two labs will provide a comprehensive offering to physicians in the Southeast.

Kirit Patel, MD will serve as the Medical Director of the Orlando laboratory. Dr. Patel is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Patel also serves as Medical Director for CPLSE facilities in Georgia and Florida.

"CBLPath is very pleased to launch this new facility," said CBLPath Co-CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Carlos D. Urmacher, FCAP, FASCP. "It allows us to provide better service and faster turnaround to our clients and patients in the Southeast."

To speak with a local CBLPath representative about testing services, call 877.225.7284. To see the company's entire array of tests, visit www.CBLPath.com and click the Test Menu link. To speak to a CPLSE representative about clinical testing services, call 866.236.5757 or visit www.cplse.com.

About CBLPath
CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory, is a leading pathology services provider, combining anatomic pathology with advanced molecular diagnostics, esoteric testing and digital pathology. CBLPath is committed to helping our clients deliver better medicine, faster. At our core are pathologists; excited about technology and innovation and its promise of helping patients. We integrate comprehensive diagnostic, prognostic and theranostic testing to deliver personalized medicine and we provide our subspecialty physician clients timely, accurate results enabling the most effective patient care. For more about the company, please visit CBLPath.com.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Tom Curtis
    SVP, Marketing
    Sonic Healthcare USA fka CBL Path
    Phone: (512) 439-1600
    E-Mail: tcurtis@sonichealthcareusa.com

    Carlos Urmacher, M.D.
    Co-CEO and Chief Medical Officer
    CBLPath, A Sonic Healthcare Company
    Phone: (914)698-5706
    E-Mail: curmacher@cblpath.com