Akanksha Srivastava, Maxillofacial Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Craniofacial Center

Akanksha Srivastava, BDS, MSc, MDSc, FACP, FRCD(C), FAAMP

Craniofacial Center

Get to know our provider

Dr. Akanksha Srivastava is a maxillofacial prosthodontist and implantologist at the Craniofacial Center at UI Health. Dr. Srivastava focuses on providing care to children and adults with reconstructive needs, including cleft lip and palate, head and neck cancer, craniofacial trauma, and other acquired orofacial conditions. She specializes in craniofacial implant and prosthetic rehabilitation and also provides care to patients with advanced oral rehabilitation needs, including full-mouth rehabilitations, implant-supported "fixed teeth in a day," and zygomatic and pterygoid implants. She works with the multidisciplinary team at the Craniofacial Center and utilizes state-of-the art digital technologies to enhance her patients' oral rehabilitation outcomes.

Dr. Srivastava is a Diplomate of the American College of Prosthodontics. She was awarded the highly prestigious Programme de Bourses d'Excellence pour Étudiants Étrangers scholarship from the Quebec government for her PhD training at McGill University. Dr. Srivastava also received a highly competitive award for outstanding postdoctoral research from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research Group for her research conducted at University of Connecticut. She has published over 50 abstracts, books, book chapters, and manuscripts. She has won numerous awards for her academic achievements and presentations at national and international meetings.

Dr. Srivastava is passionate about empowering patients through knowledge and direct therapy. Dr. Srivastava's care philosophy is grounded in patient satisfaction, quality of care, and optimizing long-term functional and aesthetic outcomes for her patients.

Gender: Female

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her

Language : English, Hindi

Specialties & Services

  • Craniofacial
  • Dental Care
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Dental and Craniofacial Implantology
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Craniofacial Anomalies and Implants
  • All-on-4™ Teeth in a Day
  • Zygomatic Implants
  • Pterygoid Implants
  • Implant Prosthesis
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia
  • Facial Implants, Prosthetics, Rehabilitation
  • Mandibulectomy Prostheses
  • Nose Prosthesis
  • Obturator Prostheses
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Oral Cancer Prosthesis
  • Oral Trauma and Rehabilitation
  • Palatal Augmentation Prostheses
  • Palatal Lift Prostheses
  • Prosthodontics
  • Speech Aid Prosthesis


Craniofacial Center, Suite 161

811 S. Paulina St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Fellowship: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center — Houston
  • Residency: UConn Health/John Dempsey Hospital — Farmington, CT
  • Internship: Dr. DY Patil Dental College — Navi Mumbai, India
  • Postgraduate: McGill University — Montreal, Canada
  • Board Certification: American Board of Prosthodontics
  • Board Certification: Royal College of Dentists of Canada