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Veerasathpurush (Sath) Allareddy, BDS, MBA, MHA, PhD, MMSc

Department Head of Orthodontics, Brodie Craniofacial Endowed Chair, Professor



Building & Room:



College of Dentistry 801 S. Paulina Street, IL 60612



Dr. Veerasathpurush (Sath) Allareddy serves as the Department Head of Orthodontics and Brodie Craniofacial Endowed Chair. His area of clinical expertise is Cleft Lip/Palate and Craniofacial Orthodontics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Allareddy serves as the Director of the Specialty Node of National Dental Practice Based Research Network (www link is He serves as a member of the Rapid Assessment of Evidence Panel and Planning and Awards Review Committee of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation. He has been successful in fostering research collaborations between multiple Universities and has published over 200 research articles in peer reviewed journals, presented over 250 posters at regional/national/international scientific meetings, and collaborated with close to 250 researchers affiliated to more than 25 different Universities. He is the recipient of multiple awards including: Research awards from Society of Critical Care Medicine (years 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2020); Peer Reviewer of the Year 2016 Award from Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Journal; Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship for Scholars in Medicine – Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Scholarship; and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Presidential Scholarship (years 2008 to 2010).

Scholarly interests

  • Practice Based Research Network
  • Big data analytics, bioinformatics, and machine learning
  • Cleft and craniofacial outcomes research
  • Health policy and access to care evaluations
  • Oral and systemic health linkages

Selected Publications

Recent Publications:

Allareddy V, Shusterman S, Ross E, Palermo V, Ricalde P. Dentofacial Orthopedics for the Cleft Patient: The Latham Approach. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 May;32(2):187-196. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2020.01.002. Epub 2020 Feb 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 32081579.

Azoulay-Avinoam S, Bruun R, MacLaine J, Allareddy V, Resnick CM, Padwa BL. An Overview of Craniosynostosis Craniofacial Syndromes for Combined Orthodontic and Surgical Management. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 May;32(2):233-247. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2020.01.004. Epub 2020 Feb 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 32081578.

Allareddy V, Bruun R, MacLaine J, Markiewicz MR, Ruiz R, Miller MA. Orthodontic Preparation for Secondary Alveolar Bone Grafting in Patients with Complete Cleft Lip and Palate. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 May;32(2):205-217. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2020.01.003. Epub 2020 Feb 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 32098718.

Yates D, Allareddy V, Caplin J, Yadav S, Markiewicz MR. An Overview of Timeline of Interventions in the Continuum of Cleft Lip and Palate Care. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 May;32(2):177-186. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2020.01.001. Epub 2020 Feb 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 32115348.

Markiewicz MR, Allareddy V, Miloro M. Orthodontics for the Craniofacial Surgery Patient. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 May;32(2):xiii-xiv. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2020.02.001. Epub 2020 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 32165092.

Schneider S, Gandhi V, Upadhyay M, Allareddy V, Tadinada A, Yadav S. Sex-, growth pattern-, and growth status-related variability in maxillary and mandibular buccal cortical thickness and density. Korean J Orthod. 2020 Mar;50(2):108-119. doi: 10.4041/kjod.2020.50.2.108. Epub 2020 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 32257936; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7093665.

Yadav S, Markiewicz MR, Allareddy V. Dentoalveolar Distraction Osteogenesis for Rapid Maxillary Canine Retraction: An Overview of Technique, Treatment, and Outcomes. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 Feb;32(1):83-88. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2019.09.005. Epub 2019 Nov 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 31685346.

Allareddy V, Caplin J, Markiewicz MR, Meara DJ. Orthodontic and Surgical Considerations for Treating Impacted Teeth. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 Feb;32(1):15-26. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2019.08.005. Epub 2019 Nov 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 31685344.

Caplin J, Han MD, Miloro M, Allareddy V, Markiewicz MR. Interceptive Dentofacial Orthopedics (Growth Modification). Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 Feb;32(1):39-51. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2019.08.006. Epub 2019 Nov 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 31699583.

Markiewicz MR, Allareddy V, Miloro M. Orthodontics for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Patient. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2020 Feb;32(1):xiii-xiv. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2019.10.001. Epub 2019 Nov 4. PubMed PMID: 31699579.

Khajah A, Tadinada A, Allareddy V, Kuo CL, Nanda R, Uribe F. Influence of type of radiograph and levels of experience and training on reproducibility of the cervical vertebral maturation method. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2020 Feb;157(2):228-239. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2019.03.025. PubMed PMID: 32005475.

Shin K, Moreno-Uribe LM, Allareddy V, Burton RG, Menezes AH, Fisher MD, Weber-Gasparoni K, Elangovan S. Multidisciplinary care for a patient with syndromic craniosynostosis: A case report with 20 years of special care. Spec Care Dentist. 2020 Jan;40(1):127-133. doi: 10.1111/scd.12437. Epub 2019 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 31850547.

Complete list of publications available at:


  • BDS, Ragas Dental College and Hospital, 2000
  • MBA The University of Iowa, 2002
  • MHA, The University of Iowa, 2006
  • PhD (Health Services Research and Policy), The University of Iowa, 2007
  • MMSc (Oral Biology), Harvard University, 2010
  • Orthodontics Residency - CAGE, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 2010
  • Craniofacial and Cleft Lip/Palate Orthodontics Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 2013