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Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry

Faculty Profile - Dr. Katherine Kelly

Katherine A. Kelly, DDS, PhD, MS

Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry
Program Director of Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontic Fellowship
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
kathk@umich.edu


Dr. Katherine Kelly received her dental and orthodontic training at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry and Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She has been at the University of Michigan since 2000. Dr. Kelly is a part-time faculty with the primary responsibility of working with Orthodontic and Pediatric Dental Residents to care for patients with craniofacial birth defects. She is the director of the Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontics fellowship program, as well.

When not at the University of Michigan, Dr. Kelly has a private practice in Saline. Dr. Kelly is married to Dr. Fernando Alberdi, a patent attorney, and they have three sons; Kyle, David, and Will.