Kavita Trivedi, DO
Kavita A. Trivedi, D.O., an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at UT Southwestern Medical Center, is a specialist in the nonsurgical treatment of spine and other types of musculoskeletal pain.
Dr. Trivedi is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in PM&R and pain management.
In addition to her clinical and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Trivedi is the Associate Medical Director of the Multidisciplinary Spine Center and serves on UT Southwestern’s Clinical Competency Committee and Medical Education Committee.
She is also involved in research investigating long-term outcomes spine patients' responses to non-surgical treatments.
Dr. Trivedi earned her Doctor of Osteopathy degree at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
She completed an internal medicine internship at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital; a three-year physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, serving as chief resident the final year; and an interventional pain/spine medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System.
She also holds a B.S. in biology, with emphasis in neuroscience, from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Dr. Trivedi is a member of professional organizations that include the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, International Spine Intervention Society, North American Spine Society, and Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society.
She was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2018, 2021, and 2022, named a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly in 2018, and is a two-time Texas Monthly Rising Star.