Former PCH patient who almost had arm amputated will be in Rose Parade representing Arizona

12 NEWS | Ozzy Mora

As we prepare for the new year, new beginnings and many things to be thankful for, 19-year-old Dylan Harvey, especially, has many reasons to be thankful, including his life.

"One morning I was on my way to school, I hopped on my bike and I was driving down Carefree Highway," Dylan said.

Dylan, a sophomore in high school then, ended up seriously injured in an accident during his drive to school that one morning.

"I broke my right leg, my left arm, had internal bleeding and of course, severe brachial plexus damage," said Dylan.

Surgery after surgery, Dylan and his family were eventually told that his arm may need to be amputated.

His family didn't let that be their final choice and miraculously got in touch with Dr. P. David Adelson, MD at Phoenix Children's Hospital.

Adelson is the director of the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital and chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Phoenix Children's Hospital. Continue reading 


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