Kavita S. Vinekar, MD

Kavita S. Vinekar, MD



Dr. Kavita Vinekar is a Board-certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist, with fellowship training in Complex Family Planning. She cares for patients at VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, where she is the Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and provides obstetric care at UCLA-Santa Monica Medical Center.

She graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She completed her fellowship in Complex Family Planning at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Vinekar loves caring for patients at various life and reproductive stages. Her research focuses on reproductive health service access and the intersection of healthcare, health policy, and religious institutions.

In her spare time, Dr. Vinekar enjoys running, baking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and a member of the Society of Family Planning.




Medical Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2021


Magee Womens Hospital, 2020


University of Washington Medical Center, 2018


University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MPH, 2020
University of Michigan, MD, 2014

Hospital Affiliations

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center