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Steven J. Lindauer, D.M.D., M.D.Sc.

Steven J. Lindauer, D.M.D., M.D.Sc.

Professor and chair

Lyons Dental Building
520 North 12th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-9326
Fax: (804) 828-5789
Email: sjlindau@vcu.edu


  • Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut, 1989
  • M.D.Sc. in Orthodontics, University of Connecticut, 1989
  • D.M.D., University of Connecticut, 1986
  • B.A. in Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • B.A. in English, University of Pennsylvania, 1982

Board certification

  • American Board of Orthodontics

Professional affiliations

  • Editor, The Angle Orthodontist
Dr. Steven J. Lindauer graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in 1982. He attended the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, earning a D.M.D. in 1986, and a Master of Science in Dentistry as well as a certificate in the specialty of orthodontics in 1989. From there, Dr. Lindauer joined the faculty of Virginia Commonwealth University, where he currently serves as the Norborne Muir Professor and chair of the Department of Orthodontics. Dr. Lindauer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a past-president of the North Atlantic component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, and is executive secretary of the Medical College of Virginia Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation. He is the editor of The Angle Orthodontist, an international orthodontic journal. Dr. Lindauer has published more than 70 scientific research articles and book chapters.

Research interests

  • Orthodontic biomechanics
  • Orthodontic clinical research
  • Jaw function