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MDS (Oral Pathology):

Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur,
Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, A.P.
April, 2010.


S R M Dental College & Hospital, Chennai,
The T.N. Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
June, 2003.


  1. Vice-President – Indian Dental Association – A.P. State Branch – for the 2019-2021 Office.
  2. Treasurer – 40th AP State Dental Conference, Guntur.
  3. Central Council Member – Indian Dental Association – National (H.O.) – from December 2017 to till date.
  4. Participated in an Outreach Program at Upparu RCTM Vidyalayam, Kinniya, Upparu, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka organized by the Sri Lanka Dental Association (Kandy Branch) on 29th January 2017.
  5. Inducted as a “Fellow of the International College of Dentists” on 18th December 2016 at a convocation held in Hotel Hyatt Regency, Chennai, India.
  6. Hon. Editor – Coastal Andhra Dental Journal – a publication of IDA-Coastal Andhra Branch – from 2016 December to 2021.
  7. Executive Committee Member – Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists (H.O.) – from September 2016 to 2019.
  8. Member – Reception Committee – 18th International Congress on Oral Pathology & Medicine & 25th National Conference of Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists – 8th to 11th September 2016, Hotel Grand Chola, Chennai.
  9. Member & Web Master – The 7th World Workshop on Oral Health & Disease in AIDS (International Conference), 6th – 9th November, 2014 – HICC-Novotel, Hyderabad.
  10. Co-Convenor – Registrations – 67th Indian Dental Conference – 21st – 23rd February 2014, HITEX, Hyderabad.
  11. Treasurer – 11th National Conference of Indian Association of Forensic Odontology – Hotel Gateway Taj, Vijayawada, on 21st & 22nd of September 2013.
  12. Hon. Secretary – Indian Dental Association, Coastal Andhra Branch – 2010-2016.
  13. Executive Committee Member – Coastal Andhra Branch – Indian Dental Association – 2011-2012 Office.
  14. Convenor – Continuing Dental Education Programmes (CDE) for the Indian Dental Association – Coastal Andhra Branch from 2010 to 2011 Office.
  15. Treasurer – 20th National Conference of Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists, to be held at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad,    18th – 20th of November 2011.
  16. Peer Reviewer – Journal of OroFacial Sciences (Medknow Publications).
  17. Peer Reviewer – Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences.
  18. Convenor – Registrations, for the All India Dental Students Conference on 7th, 8th, & 9th of January 2011, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.
  19. Chaired a scientific session at the 64th Indian Dental Conference – Jaipur – 10th – 13th February – 2011.
  20. Chaired a scientific session at the 31st AP State Dental Conference, 26th – 28th November 2010, Visakhapatnam.
  21. Co-Convenor – Scientific, for the 31st AP State Dental Conference, Vishakhapatnam – 26th – 28th November 2010.
  22. Co-Convenor – Scientific for the 9th National P.G. Convention of Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists, 26th & 27th July 2009, Vijayawada.
  23. Won 1st Prize in a quiz competition at the 58th Indian Dental Conference, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh – 22nd to 25th January 2004.
  24. Life Member – Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists.
  25. Life Member – Indian Dental Association.  
  26. Member – International Association of Dental Research (IADR), USA.
  27. Member – International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists – 2012 to till date.
  28. Member – Asian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologists – 2012 to till date.  


  1. Kattappagari K., Simha B., Kumar H., Kantheti L., Vakamullu T., Cross sectional questionnaire survey on knowledge, attitude and behavior on forensic odontology among dental students: An institution based study. JIDA 2023; XVII;28-34. https://doi.org/10.33882/jida.15.34745
  2. Lalith Prakash Chandr Kantheti, VikramSimha Bommireddy, Hemasameera Budida, Kiran Kumar Kattappagari, BhavanaDurgaKolli, Sowjanya Sheela Kamarabathina, Vydehi Mullapudi, Gnana SaritahKumari Panga, Jhansi Patnala, Tejaswini Vakamullu, Satyamaduri Veligatla. Self Reported Oral Health Knowledge, Behaviour and Attitude among Dental Students. International Dental Journal 2019; 69 (Suppli.1):2-26.
  3. Venkat Ramana Baddam, Vikram Simha Bommireddy, LalithPrakash Chandra Kantheti, Krishna Prasad Lingamaneni, DevakiTalluri, Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, SrinivasRavoori. Snapshot of Oral Health Related Taboos among South Indian Tribes. International Dental Journal 2019: 69 (Suppl. 1): 27-37.
  4. Kanneganti S, Kattappagari KK, Tanuja K, Chandra KL, Poosarla C, Baddam VR. “Oral Submucous fibrosis: Clinical and histopathological correlation of collagen fibers using Masson’s trichrome and Van Giesons stains”. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2018;7:181-4.
  5. Kaza S, Kantheti LP, Poosarla C, Gontu SR, Kattappagari KK, Baddam VR. “A Study on the expression of CD44 adhesion molecule in oral squamous cell carcinoma and its correlation with tumor histological grading”. J Orofac Sci 2018;10:42-9.
  6. Arvind Babu R.S., Chandrasekhar P., Kiran Kumar K., Lalith Prakash Chandra K., B V Ramana Reddy. “Hodgkin’s Lymphoma presenting as a neck swelling: A Case Report”. Clinical Dentistry, May-2018;10-15.
  7. Swetha G, Kattappagari K K, Poosarla CS, Chandra LP, Gontu SR, Reddy Badam VR. Quantitative analysis of dental age estimation by incremental line of cementum. J Oral MaxillofacPathol 2018 (January – April); 22:138-142.
  8. Chowdary SD, Dasari N, Chitipothu DM, Chitturi RT, Chandra KL, Reddy BV. Knowledge, Awareness and Behavior study on HIV/AIDS among engineering students in and around Guntur, South India. J Dr NTR Univ Health Sci 2018;7:26-30.
  9. Bharani Syamala, Ravi T. Chitturi, Poosarala Chandrasekhar, K. Lalith Prakash Chandra, K. Kiran Kumar, B. V. Ramana Reddy. Cytomorphometric analysis of exfoliated buccal cells to evaluate the malignant changes in individuals with tobacco smoking and chewing habits. J Dr NTR Univ Health Sci July-September 2017; 6(3): 143-148.
  10. Swetha Gudiseva, Kiran K. Katappagari, Lalith P. C. Kantheti, Chandrashekar Poosarla, Sridhar R. Gontu, Venkat R. R. Baddam. Molecular biology of head and neck cancer. J Dr. NTR Univ Health Sci Jan-March 2017; 6(1): 1-7.
  11. Badam RK, Kanth S, Raju S, Kotha SK, Rao M, Chandra KL. Current concepts of Salivary gland tumors. J Orofac Sci 2015;7:76-9.
  12. Lalith Prakash Chandra Kantheti, Kiran Kumar Kuruba, Ratnakar Bale, Swetha Kanneganti, Thanuja Tirumanyam, Mani Deepthi Chittipothu, Deepika Challagondla, Neelima Dasari. Knowledge, attitude, behaviour of Dental and Engineering students towards HIV/AIDS in South India. International Dental Journal 2015;65 (Suppl.2): 55-58.
  13. Venkat Ramana Reddy Baddam, Radhika Kalyani Kommalapati, Kiran Kumar Kuruba, Chandra Sekhar Poosarla, Lalith Prakash Chandra Kantheti, Sridhar Reddy Gontu, Ravi Teja Chitturi, Krishna Prasad Lingamaneni. Prevalence of Tobacco Related lesions among industrial workers in South India. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl.2): 55-58.
  14. Keerthi M, Reddy GS, Shekar PC, Chandra KL, Kumar KK, Reddy BV. A study on isolation, identification and antifungal susceptibility of various oral candidal species in renal transplant patients. J Dr NTR Univ Health Sci 2015;4:170-5.
  15. Indira M, Chandrashekar P, Kattappagari KK, Chandra LK, Chitturi RT, Ramana Reddy BV. Evaluation of Salivary glucose, amylase and total protein in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Indian J Dent Res 2015; 26: 271-5.
  16. Kaja S, Naga SS, Kumar KK, Dasari N, Kantheti LC, Reddy BR. Quantitative analysis of C–reactive protein in potentially malignant disorders: A pilot study. J Orofac Sci 2015; 7:3-6.
  17. Rao KE, Chitturi RT, Kattappagari KK, Kantheti LP, Poosarla C, Baddam VR. Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on oral manifestations of patients with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immuno deficiency syndrome in South India. Indian J Sex Transm Dis 2015; 36: 35-9.
  18. Lalith Prakash Chandra K, Raja Rajeswari M. Oral Candidal species variation and Anti-fungal susceptibility in Immunocomprimised individuals. Int Dent J 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1): 57.
  19. Chitturi RT, Reddy BVR, Kumar KK, Chandrashekar P, Chandra KLP, Reddy GS. Genetic Aspects of Cleft Lip and Palate – A Review. J Clin Diagn Res 2014; 2:111.
  20. Ramachandra S, Shekar PC, Prasad S, Kumar KK, Reddy GS, Prakash KL, Reddy BVR. Prevalence of odontogenic cysts and tumors: A retrospective clinico-pathological study of 204 cases. SRM J Res Dent Sci 2014;5:170-3.
  21. Arvind Babu RS, Chandrashekar P, Kumar KK, Reddy GS, Prakash Chandra KL, Rao V, Reddy BVR. A study on oral mucosal lesions in 3500 patients with dermatological diseases in South India. Ann Med Health Sci Res 2014;4:84-93.
  22. Reddy GS, Rao KE, Kumar KK, Sekhar PC, Prakash Chandra KL, Ramana Reddy BV. Diagnosis of Oral Cancer: The past and present. J Orofac Sci 2014; 6:10-16.
  23. Naga SD, Gundamaraju KK, Bujunuru SR, Navakoti P, Kantheti Lalith Prakash Chandra, Poosarla Chandrasekhar. Prevalence of oral potentially malignant and malignant lesions at a tertiary level hospital in Hyderabad, India. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2014; 3:S13-6.
  24. Bakki SR, Kantheti LC, Kuruba KK, Poosarla C, Baddam VR, Mulakaluri RR. Candidal carriage, isolation and species variation in patients undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy for head and neck tumours. J Dr NTR Univ Health Sci 2014; 3:28-34.
  25. Sujatha R, Chandrashekar P, Kumar KK, Reddy GS, Chandra KL. Reddy BR. Differentiation of odontogenic keratocyst from radicular and dentigerous cysts by bcl-2 protein – An immunohistochemical study. J Dr NTR Univ Health Sci 2013; 2:186-90.
  26. Arvind Babu RS, Chandrasekar P, Chandra KL, Reddy GS, Kumar KK, Ramana Reddy BV. Immunofluorescence and its application in dermatopathology with oral manifestations: Revisited. J Orofac Sci 2013; 5:2-8.
  27. Reddy RB, Shekar PC, Chandra KL, Aravind RS. Oral lesions associated with Nevirapine-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: A report of 10 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2013;17:431-5.
  28. Kiran Kumar K, LalithPrakash Chandra K, Sumanthi J, Sridhar Reddy G, Chandra Shekar P, Reddy B.V.R. Biological role of Lectins: A review. J Orofac Sci. 2012; 4:1, 20-25.
  29. Suvarna M, Anuradha C, Kumar KK, Sekhar PC, Lalith Prakash Chandra K, Ramana Reddy BV. Cytomorphometric analysis of exfoliative buccal cells in type II diabetic patients. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2012; 1:33-7.
  30. Lalith Prakash Chandra Kantheti, BVR Reddy, Shamala Ravikumar, Anuradha Ch, Chandrasekhar P, Raja Rajeswari M. Isolation, identification and carriage of Candidal species in PLHA’s and their correletion with immunological status in cases with and without HAART. J Oral & Maxillofac Pathol 2012; 16 (1): 38-44.
  31. Sujatha R, Anuradha Ch, Chandra Shekhar P, Lalith Prakash Chandra. K, Sridhar Reddy. G, Reddy. BVR. T-Cell Non-Hodgikin’s lymphoma of the palate in HIV seropositive patient – A case report & review. J Orofac Sci. 3 (2), 2011; 55-60.
  32. Suvarna M; Lalith Prakash Chandra K; Chandra Sekhar P; Reddy BVR. HPV Induced Head & Neck Cancer – An Insight into the Molecular Pathogenesis. J Orofac Sci. 2 (3), 2010; 71-76.
  33. Sridhar Reddy V; Sumanthi J; Anuradha Ch; Chandra Sekhar P; Lalith Prakash Chandra K; Reddy BVR. Oral Defensins – The Antimicrobial Polypeptides – A Review. J Orofac Sci 2(2) 2010; 64-70.
  34. Shamala R Kumar; Anuradha Ch; Chandra Sekhar P; Lalith Prakash Chandra K; Reddy B.V.R. Nevirapine induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome – A case report. J. of Orofac.Scie. 1(1) 2009: 40-42.
  35. Anuradha Ch.; Lalith Prakash Chandra K; ChandraSekhar P; Shamala R; Reddy BVR; Madhusudhan Kasipathi. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma – A Rare Occurrence on the Gingiva – A Case Report. JPFA Vol.23, September – 2009; 133-138.