About Us


Founded in 1986, by the nationally-acclaimed pathologist Harvey E. Bernhardt, M.D., Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories mission was to provide improved service in the area of anatomic pathology. Under his direction, a solid foundation of outstanding and high-quality pathology services was established, in Florida and the southeast. In August 2007, Dr. Sumra Rathore joined Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories as medical director and head pathologist to continue their mission and dedication to excellence.

Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories has served the Florida and southeast medical community for over 25 years in the following areas: Surgical Pathology (including Gastroenterology, Urology, Podiatry, General and Plastic Surgery), Dermatopathology, and OB/GYN pathology. Moving into the Molecular Pathology arena, Bernhardt Laboratories continues to be a leader in the medical community, constantly introducing new technology and techniques to better the practice of medicine.

Since its inception, Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories has been accredited by the College of American Pathologists and has been licensed by the State of Florida and CLIA. All the pathologists and cytologists have passed the proficiency test required under federal law.