DrPH, Public Health
University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX
MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India
Siddharth Karanth, DrPH, is an Associate Director in the Health Economics group at RTI-HS. Dr. Karanth is a medical doctor from India with graduate training in epidemiology and health services research. Before joining RTI HS, Dr. Karanth was a Senior Statistician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School. Dr. Karanth has worked in various observational studies, including clinical and population-based research. He has expertise working with large databases such as SEER-Medicare, National and Texas State Medicare, Commercial insurance, Medicaid, National Inpatient Sample, and MEPS. He has also worked on clinical data extracted from electronic health records and Vizient’s hospital database. At the University of Texas, Dr. Karanth had designed and created an extensive registry of COVID-19 patients treated at the university’s affiliated hospitals. Due to his training in medicine, Dr. Karanth has worked in various medical specialties such as hematology-oncology, neurology, pulmonary and critical care medicine, and infectious diseases. He is well versed in epidemiological methods, study designs, statistical analyses, health economics and outcomes research, cost-effectiveness analysis, and decision modeling.
Dr. Karanth has been published in various peer-reviewed journals, including Leukemia, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, American Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, International Journal of Clinical Oncology, PLoS One, Stroke, Population Health Management, Evaluation and Program Planning, The Journal of Arthroplasty, The American Journal of Medicine, Respiratory medicine, Annals of Thoracic Medicine, The Clinical Respiratory Journal, and Journal of Biomedical Informatics. Dr. Karanth also routinely serves as a peer-reviewer to scientific journals. His research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences, including the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, ASCO Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, International Stroke Conference, American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference, Chest, and International Papillomavirus (IPV) Conference.