Kavita undertook specialist training in New Zealand and the UK, obtaining her FRACP in 2012. She completed a PhD in Medicine at the University of Cambridge in 2012. Her research focused on testing a closed loop system of insulin delivery in patients with type 1 diabetes. Kavita has published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous international meetings.

Kavita consults at The Alfred where she established the insulin pump clinic. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at Monash University, and is involved with ongoing diabetes clinical research. Her clinical practice includes general endocrinology and diabetes, with a special interest in type 1 diabetes, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring.