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  • Sonic partners with NYU Langone to form a joint venture, NYU Langone Diagnostics, to grow NYU outreach and lab business.
  • Sonic acquires West Pacific Medical Laboratory, based in Santa Fe Springs, California.
  • Sonic acquires Eastridge Medical Laboratory, Inc and merges it with American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL)
  • Sonic partners with Baptist Memorial Health Care to establish a bacteriology center of excellence in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Sonic and Western Connecticut Health Network form a joint venture, Constitution Diagnostics Network, to provide enhanced laboratory services throughout Connecticut.


  • Sonic acquires Zangmeister laboratory of Columbus, Ohio and merges it with Pathology Laboratories, Inc.


  • Sonic launches Sonic Reference Laboratory in Austin, TX, a state-of-the-art esoteric testing laboratory which services all of the Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory divisions.
  • Sonic acquires East Lakeside Laboratory, of Jackson, Mississippi and merges it with American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL)


  • Sonic launches iMorpheus, an informtics solution which provides real-time clinical decision support and advanced healthcare informatics capabilities utilizing an agile pattern recognition software guided by Sonic’s worldclass medical expertise. 


  • Sonic acquires Laboratory Acquistion Corp of Montgomery, Alabama and merges it with Amercian Esoteric Laboratories (AEL)


  • Sonic completes its second Californian acquisition, Central Coast Pathology, based in San Luis Obispo.


  • Sonic Healthcare acquires CBLPath, an anatomical pathology company in Rye Brook, New York.
  • Sonic Healthcare enters California with the acquisition of Physician's Automated Laboratory based in Bakersfield.


  • Sonic Healthcare acquires Axiom Laboratories in Tampa, Florida. The business is merged with The Cognoscienti Health Institute.
  • Sonic Healthcare acquires the business of Piedmont Medical Laboratory, in Winchester, Virginia.
  • Sonic acquires East Side Clinical Laboratory, based in East Providence, Rhode Island.


  • Sonic Healthcare acquires American Clinical Services, Inc, based in New Jersey and merges it with Sunrise Medical Laboratories.
  • Sonic acquires Consultant Pathology Services, Inc, (New Orleans, Louisiana), El Paso Med Partners, (El Paso, Texas) and DX, Inc. (Midland, Texas) and merges them with Clinical Pathology Laboratory
  • Sonic acquires Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii
  • Sonic acquires Pan Pacific Pathologists, Inc.
  • Through hospital contracts Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii expands to serve 42 percent of the beds in Hawaii


  • Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc., Sonic's US head office, is established in Austin, Texas, and given the authority and responsibility for planning, directing and controlling the group's US operations.
  • Sonic Healthcare acquires American Esoteric Laboratories with laboratories in Tennessee and Texas. The Texas operations are merged into CPL.
  • Sonic Healthcare acquires remaining 18% of Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL).
  • Sonic Healthcare acquires Mullins Pathology & Cytology Laboratory P.C. (Augusta, Georgia).
  • Sunrise Medical Laboratories is acquired, a full-service clinical reference laboratory servicing Long Island and the New York metropolitan area.
  • Sonic Healthcare acquires Woodbury Clinical Laboratory, based in Lebanon, Tennessee.
  • Sonic becomes Europe's largest medical laboratory group, and the third largest in the USA.


  • Sonic Healthcare acquires Muskogee Clinical Laboratory (Muskogee, Oklahoma).
  • Sonic Healthcare acquires The Cognoscenti Health Institute (East Orlando, Florida).
  • Sonic Healthcare acquires Lookadoo Skyline Laboratories (Port St. Lucie, Florida).


  • Sonic Healthcare acquires an 82% interest in Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (CPL), the largest privately owned regional pathology laboratory in the United States of America.