Lara Harvey, MD

Assistant Professor
Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dr. Harvey is a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon at VUMC with an interest in global health. She was a Medical Scholar at Vanderbilt University Medical School and spent a year in Mozambique studying bleach liquefaction for sputum samples in TB diagnostics at rural health posts. She received a Master in Public Health degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She has also mentored in ultrasound techniques in rural far West Nepal. She completed the Global Health Effectiveness Program at the Harvard School of Public Health during her OBGYN residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Recent endeavors include working with a group from the OBGYN department to design gynecologic laparoscopy training in Haiti. She has an interest in rural health, surgical delivery and education in LMICs, and health policy