Pathology Team

In August of 2007, Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories added Dr. Sumra Rathore to the Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories team, as its medical director and head pathologist.

Dr. Rathore joins Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories following six years of service in Cytology and Surgical Pathology at one of the area’s most prestigious hospitals, Jacksonville’s Baptist Medical Center. Prior to Baptist,
Dr. Rathore completed her residency with the University of Florida.

Trusted and respected by colleagues and patients alike, Dr. Rathore is Board Certified and a Diplomat for the American Board of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

As Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories enters its third decade of business, Dr. Rathore looks forward to continuing to provide the same high quality, high value histology and cytology services that have been the trademark of Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories for the past 20 years. Bernhardt Laboratories features board certified pathologists specializing in women’s health, urology, gastroenterology, dermatology, plastic surgery and podiatry.

Since 1986, Aurora Diagnostics Bernhardt Laboratories has been servicing the Jacksonville and N. Florida communities.
In 2005, Bernhardt Laboratories entered both the Tampa and Orlando markets.

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Sumra Rathore, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist


Fatima Jinnah Medical College (MD)
Lahore, Pakistan

Masters in Public Health (MPH)
St Louis, MO

Post Graduate Training:

Surgical Pathology Fellowship
University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville Program
Gainesville, FL

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Florida College of Medicine
Jacksonville, FL

Board Certifications:

American Board of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

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Ann Church, MD



Indiana University
School of Medicine (MD)
Indianapolis, IN

Post Graduate Training:

Dermatopathology Fellowship
University of Florida College of Medicine
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Dermatology Residency
University of Florida College of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Gainesville, FL

Board Certifications:

American Board of Dermatology (Diplomate)
American Board of Dermatology (Diplomate)

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Maud Major-Nicolas, MD



University of Liberia (MD)
A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine
Monrovia, Liberia

Indiana University (BS)
Indianapolis, IN

Post Graduate Training:

Cytopathology Fellowship
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Immunopathology (Transplant) Fellowship
Jackson Health System
Orlando, FL

University of Bordeaux II
Bordeaux, France

Board Certifications:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology