Kavita Arora, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Reproductive Biology
School of Medicine
Associate Professor
Department of Bioethics
School of Medicine
Kavita Shah Arora is an Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology and Bioethics as well as the Dierker-Biscotti Endowed Professor of Women's Health and Wellness at Case Western Reserve University. She is a practicing general obstetrician/gynecologist at MetroHealth Medical Center where she serves as the Department's Director of Quality.
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 then completed a Master's in Science of Clinical Research at Case Western Reserve University in 2019. 
She currently serves on the Governing Council for the Young Physicians Section of the American Medical Association. She serves as the Vice Chair of the national ethics committee of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She has served on the national ethics committee of the American Medical Association.
Her research interests include reproductive ethics, disparities surrounding postpartum contraception and sterilization, patient-centered quality of care, uterus transplant, 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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