Medical Leadership

Medical Leadership is more than just an operational model: it’s central to our core values. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained Pathologists, Laboratory Scientists and Technicians promote and exceed the highest standards of patient service to the providers and patients we serve.

Dedicated COVID-19 Task force

Leading physicians (MD) and scientific (PhD) advisors 
guiding our test development and platform strategy.

 

 

 Sonic Healthcare USA Medical & Scientific Advisors

 

 

Joseph Aoki, MD
Senior Vice President, Population Health

 

Sonic Healthcare USA

 

 Austin, TX 

 

Joel Bentz, MD, FCAP 
President

 

WestPac Labs

 

Santa Fe Springs, CA 

 

Anthony Carter, PhD
President

 

Sonic Reference Laboratory

 

Austin, TX 

 

Owen Chan, MD, PhD
Medical Director

 

Clinical Labs of Hawaii

 

Aiea, HI 

 

Bijaya Dhakal, PhD, D(ABMM)
Scientific Director

 

Molecular Laboratory

Sonic Reference Laboratory

 

Austin, TX 

 

Matthew Dress, MD, FCAP 
Medical Director

 

American Esoteric Laboratories

 

Memphis, TN 

 

Catherine Dumur, PhD, HCLD (ABB) Director of Molecular Diagnostics

 

Bernhardt Laboratories

 

Jacksonville, FL 

 

Nathan Horton, PhD
Scientific Director

 

Core Laboratory

Sonic Reference Laboratory

 

Austin, TX 

 

Nicole Hubbard, MD, FASM, FCAP, FASCP
Medical Director of
Infectious Disease Pathology

 

 ProMedica Pathology Laboratories

 

Lima, OH 

 

John Hughes, MD
Medical Director

 

 LMC Pathology Services

 

Las Vegas, NV 

 

Scott Hunicke-Smith, PhD
Scientific Director

 

Clinical Pathology Laboratories

 

Austin, TX 

 

Kenneth Johnson, JD
Chief General Counsel

 

Sonic Healthcare USA

 

Austin, TX 

 

Krishna Maddula, PhD
Director, R&D Genomic Analysis

 

Sonic Reference Laboratory

 

Austin, TX 

 

Zoltan Nagymanyoki, MD, PhD
Medical Director

 

WestPac Labs

 

Santa Fe Springs, CA 

 

Walther Pfelfer, MD, FCAP, FASCP 
Medical Director, Northeast Division

 

East Side Clinical Laboratory
Sunrise Medical Laboratories

 

Providence, RI 

 

Mark Silberman, MD
Medical Director

 

Clinical Pathology Laboratories

 

Austin, TX 

 

Joseph H. Willman, MD, FCAP, FASCP
Laboratory Director

 

Sonic Reference Laboratory

 

Austin, TX 

 

 

Industry Leaders

Dedicated COVID-19 Task Force with physician (MD) and scientific (PhD) advisors.

 

 

  • Trusted Laboratory Partner with State/Federal
    Agencies and Private Enterprises
  • Medical Leadership
  • Excellence in Patient Care
  • Local Community-Based and Reference Lab Testing Services
     
  • NIH RADx-ATP Awardee
  • Comprehensive Testing Capabilities
  • Unparalleled COVID-19 Testing Network,
    Turnaround Time, and Capacity