Dr. Kulkarni received her initial medical training and internship at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute with graduate studies completed at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University. After completing her residency, Dr. Kulkarni began a clinical and research fellowship at UAB in 2013. Following this fellowship, she joined the UAB faculty in June 2016 as Instructor of Medicine.
Dr. Kulkarni's research interests include Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis.