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Professor & HOD
Qualification Specialization Institution Year of Passing
MBBS Medical College,Calicut 1982
MD Dermatology Venerology and Leoprosy Medical College,Kottayam 1991
Designation Institution Tenure
Tutor Medical College, Thrissur 1 Year 2 Months
Senior Resident Medical College, Kottayam 2 Years 5 Months
Senior Resident Medical College, Thrissur 3 Years 5 Months
Assistant Professor Medical College, Thrissur 11 Years 1 Month
Associate Professor Amala Institute of Medical Sciences,Thrissur 4 Years
Professor Amla Institute of Medical Sciences,Thrissur 12 Years 5 Months
  • Shruthi R, Criton S. Secukinumab for recalcitrant chronic plaque psoriasis in a 9yr old child. Indian J Dermatol 20121; 66: 575.
  • Mohanan S, Criton S, Abraham UM. Mixed immunobullous disease in infants : Falls in bullous pemphigoid – linear IgA spectrum? . Indian J PaediatrDermatol 2020; 21: 310-2.
  • Ravindran S, Criton S, Surendran D. A heterozygous missense mutation of CARD14 gene in a case of Netherton-Like syndrome. Indian J PaediatrDermatol 2021;22:267-70
  • Ravindran Surya & Antony Jason Augustine &Ankith K & Sebastian Criton. Physiological water immersion induced hand wrinkling in medical students. JOJ Dermatol&Cosmetol 2020; 2(3) 42-45.
  • George R M, Nazeer M, Criton S, Abraham UM, Francis A. Clinicopathological analysis of basal cell carcinoma – A retrospective study.J Skin Sex Transm Dis 2021; 3(1) : 51-5
  • Buch J Y, Criton S. Dermascopy Saga – A tale of 5 countries. Indian J of Dermatol 2021; 66: 174 -8.
  • Jerald A, Criton S, Nazeer KV, Abraham UM, Divya S. CD30+ anaplastic large-cell lymphoma masquerading as lupus vulgaris – A case report. J Skin Sex Transm Dis 2019;1(2):94-6.
  • Buch J Y, Criton S. Trichoscopic findings in normal hair and scalp in children under 17 yrs .Int J Trichol 2019; 11: 189-98.
  • Gangadharan G, Criton S, Nazeer M. A questionnaire based study on the concepts of protein supplementation in exfoliative dermatitis among dermatologists . Nepal J DermatolVenereolLeprol 2016; 14(1).
  • Jose Tarun, Jose Susan, Jacob Suria, Veronica John Susan, Sebastian Criton. Evaluation of pH of bathing soaps and shampoos for skin and hair care Indian J Dermatol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 59(5): 442–444.
  • Criton S, Gangadharan G. Non pharmacological management of atopic dermatitis. Indian J PediatrDermatol 2017; 18 (3) : 166-73.
  • Jose B, Criton S, Surendran D. Cutaneous Tuberculosis: An Unusual Presentation. J Turk AcadDermatol 2016;10.
  • GeethuGangadharan, Sebastian Criton. An Unusual Presentation of Varicella. J Turk AcadDermatol 2015; 9 (4): 1594c2.
  • Anjali Ullas, Criton S. Old Friends hypothesis . Kerala J of DermatolVenereol and Leprol. 2015;10: 69-71.
  • Geethu G, Criton S. Stem cells. Kerala J of DermatolVenereol and Leprol. 2015;10: 63-68.
  • Suseela KV, Criton S, Patil S, Gangadharan G. A case of erysipeloid presenting as abscesses along the lymphatics. J AcadClinMicrobiol 2015;17:45-7.
  • Geethu G, Criton S, Divya S. Acquired idiopathic generalized anhidrosis. Indian J of Dermatol 2015; 60(4): 422.
  • Criton S. Pigmentary disorders. Perspective in clinical dermatology. 2014
  • Evaluation of pH of Bathing Soaps and Shampoos for Skin and Hair Care. Indian J Dermatol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 59(5): 442–444.
  • Criton S. Mechanism of adverse drug reaction . Perspective in clinical dermatology ‘Drug reaction’ Vol. 11. 2012 p4-13.
  • Criton S. Bacterial infections . Perspective in clinical dermatology
  • Criton S. Oral Antifungals - Perspective in Dermatology 2011 Vol. 10: 6-24.
  • Criton S. Xerodermapigmentosum – Perspective in Dermatology 2011 Vol. 9
  • Criton S. Topicalcorticosteroids . Perspectives in Dermatology. 2006; 4: 2-8.
  • Criton S. Chronic urticaria - Perspectives in Dermatology
  • Joseph K, Vinayakumar AR, Criton S, Vishnu MS, Pariyaram SE. Periorbital mass with cellulitis caused by dirofilaria. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2011 Oct-Dec;29(4):431-3.
  • Criton S. Retinoid side effects- Perspectives in Dermatology
  • Criton S. Management of atopic dermatitis- Perspectives in Dermatology
  • Criton S. Photodermatology. Perspectives in Dermatology 2011; 9: 4-13.
  • Milu Maria, Criton S. Psychological management of dermatological disorders. Kerala J of Dermatol, Venereol and Leprol 2011; 7(1): 29-33.
  • Criton S. Clinical Pediatr Dermatology- Davinder Mohan Thappa. Indian J DermatolVenereol and Leprol 2009; 75: 331.
  • Criton S, Seneviwickrama KLPD. An Indian infant with epidermolysisbullosa simplex with mottled pigmentation. Indian J of PediatrDermatol 2010; 12(1): 54-56.
  • Criton S, Devi K, George S, Suja V, Sridevi P.K. Carbamazepine – the commonest cause of toxic epidermal necrolysis and Steven Johnson syndrome: a study of 7 years. Indian J DermatolVenereolLeprol . 2005; 71(5): 325-8.
  • Criton S, Johny Vincent. Keratitis, ichthyosis and deafness (KID syndrome. Indian J of DermatolVenereol and Leprol 1995; 61(5): 312-313.
  • Criton S, Devi K, Sridevi P K, Asokan P.U. Toxic Epidermal necrolysis – A retrospective study. International Journal of Dermatol. 1997; 36: 923-925.
  • Criton S, Mohan K B, Asokan P.U. Dermatological manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus infected / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients in a referral hospital of central kerala. Indian J of DermatolVenereol and Leprol. 1995;61:89-90.
  • Criton S, Aravindan K.P. Bowenoidpapulosis turning to squamous cell carcinoma. Indian J of DermatolVenereol and Leprol 1998; 64: 37-9.
  • Criton S, Asokan P.U, Pailey S, Kuttapan S.S. Necrobiotocxanthogranuloma with paraproteinaema. Indian J DermatolVenereol and Leprol 1996; 62: 383-5.
  • Criton S. Metastatic Crohn’s disease. Indian J DermatolVenereolLeprol 1998; 64: 80-2.
  • Criton S, Devi K, Sridevi P.K, Asokan P.U. Profiles of leishmaniasis in central Kerala . Indian J of Dermatol 1997; 42(2): 71-4.
  • Criton S, Sridevi P.K, Asokan P.U. Lip leishmaniasis. Indian J of Dermatol ,Venereol and Leprol 1995; 61(5): 303 -304.
  • Criton S, P K Majeed Abdul, Asokan P.U. Proteus syndrome. Indian J of DermatolVenereol and Leprol 1995. 61(3): 152-154.
  • Ravindran S, Nazeer M, Criton S. Dermatologic care of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of India. IndianJDermatolVenereolLeprol. 2022
Award/Achievements Award Provider Year
Teacher par Excellence Award IADVL , India 2013
  • Psoriasis and acute Coronary syndrome
  • Psoriasis and metabolic syndromes
  • Study of efficacy, safety of Eberconazole 1% (Ebernet) in the treatment of Pityriasisversicolor
  • Evaluation of pH of bathing soaps and shampoo for skin and hair care.
  • Study of cutaneous vasculitis - to predict systemic involvement based on clinical, histopathological and immunoflourescence studies.
  • Prevalence, characteristics and severity of non- alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with chronic plaque psoriasis
  • Relationship between serum 25- hydroxyl vitamin D and metabolic syndrome in psoriatic patients
  • A study on quality of life of patients with acne, before and after treatment with modified fixed low dose isotretinoin regimen
  • A study on relationship between severity of acne and body mass index of patients with acne
  • A study of carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) in psoriasis, psoriasis with metabolic syndrome and coronary artery disease(CAD)
  • Comparative analysis of pores and sebum in females aged twenty – twenty two years with and without having acne
  • A 10 year retrospective analysis of clinicopathological correlation of mastocytosis cases
  • A 10 year retrospective analysis of clinicopathological correlation of cutaneous vasculitis cases
  • Study of clinicoepidemiology of diaper dermatitis and effect of hindmilk on healing of diaper dermatitis
  • Dermatological profile of the patients with psychogenic excoriations
  • Study of assessment of the helminth load in psoriasis patients
  • MMR therapy in genital warts
  • Treatment of keloids with intralesional therapy and CO2 laser
  • Study of cardiac muscle involvement in psoriatic patients – A case control study
  • A comparative analysis of wrinkling in dermatological diseases
  • Acanthosisnigricans on face as biomarker of atherosclerosis in healthy subjects
  • A study on clinical profile of acne keloidalisnuchae among people attending a tertiary care centre in Kerala
  • Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children with atopic dermatitis
  • Study on “Usefulness of elastography in assessing liver damage and compare with USG of liver and biochemical parameters in psoriatic patients treated with methotrexate"
  • Evaluation of skin thickness using ultra sonography in adults with type II diabetes mellitus
  • A complete Hansen’s examination device
  • Association between pediatric psoriasis and Insulin resistance
  • Use and adherence of finger tip unit among dermatologists of Kerala
  • Comparative analysis of water immersion induced hand wrinkling in dermatological diseases
  • Prevalence of mask induced dermatoses among outpatients, bystanders and healthcare workers in a tertiary care centre in the setting of COVID 19.