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Aniket A. Kawatkar, PhD, MS

Research Scientist I

Division of Health Services Research & Implementation Science




Dr. Aniket Kawatkar is a research scientist whose interests are in understanding the drivers of health care utilization and associated economic, clinical, and patient-reported outcomes. Dr. Kawatkar uses established methods from econometrics, discrete choice experiments, and net benefit analysis to evaluate interventions and treatments aimed to improve patient care in real-world clinical settings.

Dr. Kawatkar’s research focus at Kaiser Permanente is in understanding clinical and health policy issues at the intersection of cardiology and oncology in patients and survivors.  He also evaluates comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, health-related quality of life, and health utility elicitation in other chronic diseases.

Areas of Focus

  • Health economics
  • Patient preferences
  • Comparative effectiveness


PhD, Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
MS, Pharmacy
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Houston, Texas