Kavita S. Arora, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Reproductive Biology
Associate Professor
Department of Bioethics
School of Medicine

Kavita Shah Arora is an Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology and Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University, as well as a practicing general obstetrician/gynecologist at MetroHealth Medical Center. She received her BS with a minor in Philosophy from the Pennsylvania State University. In 2009, she graduated with both an MD from Jefferson Medical College and a Master's Degree in Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 2013. She has served on the national ethics committees of both the American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Dr. Arora is primarily based at MetroHealth Medical Center as a practicing general ob/gyn and also serves as the Department's Director of Quality. She is also a staff gynecologist at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA. She currently serves on the Governing Council for the Young Physicians Section of the American Medical Association, and was recently re-appointed to the ethics committee for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Her research interests include reproductive ethics, disparities surrounding postpartum contraception and sterilization, patient-centered quality of care, and ethics education.

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Reproductive Ethics
  • Contraception, Sterilization, and Family Planning
  • Disparities
  • Ethics Education
  • Patient-Centered Quality

External Appointments

Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
MetroHealth Medical Center


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