Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Principal

Dr. Trivedi is the founder of Trivedi Consults, LLC and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.   

Since 2011, Dr. Trivedi has been an attending physician in the Emergency Room at the San Francisco Veterans' Administration Medical Center.  She has also been actively involved with the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) since 2010 and currently serves as a member of the PPGA Committee.  She is the original Course Director for SHEA's course Primer on Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship: An Online Course for ID Fellows.  She was a member of the ID Week Planning Committee 2015-2018 and served as the Vice-Chair of the SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee from 2015-2017.  Since September 2014, she also functions as the Infection Control Committee Chair at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital.     


Previously, Dr. Trivedi was the Public Health Medical Officer of the Healthcare Associated Infections Program at California Department of Public Health where she created, managed and led the California Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Initiative.  Prior to CDPH, Dr. Trivedi served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the United States Public Health Service with CDC's Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Dr. Trivedi served on the antimicrobial resistance working group for the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.  She is the author of many publications related to limiting antimicrobial resistance and promoting antimicrobial stewardship.  Most recently she was an editor for the 1st edition of the SHEA text Practical Implementation of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program.       

Dr. Trivedi received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine.