Lara F. Harvey, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Harvey completed her M.D. and Master of Public Health at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2010. She spent a year with the school's Medical Scholar’s Program in Mozambique, Africa doing research on TB testing in rural health posts. Prior to medical school, she did an internship at the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy as part of the Truman Scholar’s Program. She performed her Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard University, ending in 2014. While there Dr. Harvey completed the Global Health Effectiveness program at the Harvard School of Public Health, and taught ultrasound for a month in rural Nepal, Asia.  Dr. Harvey completed her Fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2016.  Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the minimally invasive gynecologic surgery section of VUMC Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her interests include global surgical care, medical economics, rural health, health policy, and technology in medicine.