Dr. Kadikar was born in Toronto, Ontario and did all of her medical training in Canada. She completed medical school at the University of Western Ontario. She trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto, and then completed her respirology fellowship at the University of Calgary, Alberta. She completed special fellowship training in both lung transplantation and cystic fibrosis.
Dr. Kadikar has been in practice in Arizona since 2003. She is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine. She practiced in Tucson, Arizona from 2003 until 2006 and then moved to Phoenix. She now has an active office practice in the Chandler and also works as a pulmonary physician at Chandler Regional Hospital and Mercy Gilbert Hospital.