Fellowship-Trained Neurosurgeon Helps East Valley Hospital Expand its Neurosurgery Offerings

Dr. Adrian Harvey, a board-certified neurosurgeon with IASIS Healthcare’s Physician Group of Arizona, has joined the neurosurgical team at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa. This expands the neurosurgical offerings available, enabling East Valley patients to receive complex treatments close to home.

“Dr. Harvey’s ability to offer the latest surgical technologies for the spine and brain make him a valuable addition to our team at Mountain Vista Medical Center,” said Eric Paul, Market President of IASIS Healthcare in Arizona. “He will be here to help patients address disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves, and enhance our trauma and stroke programs.”

Dr. Harvey is an Arizona native who graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He then graduated from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in 2006. Following that, he spent six years in Bloomington, Ill., for residency training in neurosurgery. As part of his residency, he completed a six-month complex spine fellowship at the University of Illinois – Peoria. After finishing his residency, Dr. Harvey completed a one-year fellowship in neurosurgical oncology at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He practiced at Maricopa Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center before forming East Valley Brain and Spine Specialists and joining the staff at Mountain Vista Medical Center.

In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Harvey is a Major in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps. He is an avid long-distance runner, triathlon participant, golfer, skier and tennis player. Dr. Harvey speaks Finnish (after living in Finland for two years) and some Spanish.

To learn more about Dr. Harvey, the neurosurgical practice at Mountain Vista Medical Center, or the 178-bed hospital’s full scope of health care offerings, new patients can call 480-257-2702.