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About Sonic

Sullivan Nicolaides `Pathology has been part of Sonic Healthcare, Australia's largest private pathology group for more than 20 years. Sonic Healthcare is an internationally renowned healthcare provider with specialist operations in laboratory medicine / pathology, diagnostic imaging / radiology, general practice medicine and corporate medical services. 

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Sonic has grown to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers, with operations in Australasia, Europe and North America.

Across our organisation, Sonic employs more than 1,500 pathologists and radiologists, and more than 10,000 medical scientists, radiographers, sonographers, technicians and nurses, all of whom are led by highly experienced medical personnel, from Board level through to the management of our local practices.

We are committed to excellence in the delivery of medical services to doctors and patients alike. This belief informs every aspect of our company, including our Medical Leadership and people-focused culture that views our staff as our most valuable asset. 

Our history

Since listing on the Australian Securities Exchange in April 1987, Sonic’s growth – from a single laboratory (Douglass Laboratories) to a global market leader – has largely been driven by strong organic growth and the acquisition of quality businesses that share a commitment to Medical Leadership and excellence. Indeed, Sonic’s collective history dates back to the early twentieth century when some of our oldest practices were first established.

Since the early 2000s, Sonic has successfully replicated its Medical Leadership model internationally, to become the third-largest medical diagnostics company in the world, with a global reputation for quality medicine and patient care. Importantly, our federated management structure also ensures that the leadership teams in each of our practices remain firmly embedded in their local communities.

Sonic’s unwavering commitment to a culture of Medical Leadership has been instrumental in our ongoing operational and financial success. This management philosophy, which unites all Sonic practices, allows us to consistently deliver the highest levels of service quality, professionalism and best-practice medical care.

Learn more on the Sonic Healthcare website