professor & HOD

Dr. Pramod Philip Mathews

Education : MDS
Teaching Experience : 19 Years
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Teaching Subjects

  • Dental Anatomy and Oral Histology (DAOH)
  • Oral Pathology

Research Guidance

  • PG Guide from 2018 to 2020
  • Ph.D. Guide

Areas of Clinical Interest 

  • Oral cancer, oral submucous fibrosis



Institutional Responsibilities

  • Scientific Member – Institutional Ethical Committee
  • Head, Department of Oral Pathology
  • NAAC Coordinator
  • Secretary, PTA

Memberships in professional organizations

  • Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists
  • Kairali Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists
  • Indian Dental Association, Kakkanad branch

List of Publications 

1 Rajendran R, Pramod P Mathews, Paul S,Raghul J, Mohanty M. Characterisation and Quantification of mucosal vasculature in  oral submucous fibrosis. Original research paperIndian J Dent Res. 2005 Jul-Sep; 16(3):83-91
2 Niveditha Baiju, Pramod P Mathews,Skariah K S, Ambika K .   Morinda citrifolia- Noni: a brief review of its anti-cancer activity. Health Sciences 2012; Vol.1, No.3 Oct – Dec
3 Pramod P Mathews, Niveditha Baiju, Jithin Jose, Athira C P. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalitis or Prion Diseases; a need to be aware. J Odontol Res 2017; 5(2)23-30.
4 Pramod P Mathews, Subramaniam R, Suneesh Kuruvilla, Pooja Latti, R Venkitachalam. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices about Apron Hygiene among clinical dental students in a dental college in Kerala- A cross sectional survey. J Odontol Res 2017; 5(2)5-9.
5 Jithin Jose, Niveditha Baiju, Pramod P Mathews, Skariah K S.  Oral cancer – A journey to unravel the past.  J. Odontol Res. 2013; 1(1): 37-44
6 Jithin Jose,Niveditha Baiju, Pramod P Mathews, Skariah K. S.  Serum tumor markers in oral cancer- a brief review. J.Odontol Res.2013:1(2): 42-6
7 Jithin Jose, Ambika K, Niveditha Baiju, Pramod P Mathews, Skariah K S. Autoimmunity- A brief insight. J Odontol Res 2014;2(2):30-5.
8 Skariah K S, Ambika K, Nivedita Baiju, Pramod P Mathews. Chondroblastic osteosarcoma of maxilla- A case report and review of the literature. J. Odontol Res. 2014; Vol 2(1): 52-60
9 Sabu Paul, Pramod P Mathews. Histomorphometric analysis of epithelial thickness and mucosal vasculature in oral submucous fibrosis. Int J Sci Res, Oct 2015, Vol 4, issue 10, 2251-2253.
10 Sabu Paul, Pramod P Mathews. Evaluation of mast cells, vascular luminal diameter and epithelial thickness in different grades of oral submucous fibrosis- Int J Sci Res, Nov 2015, Vol 4, issue 11, 2551-2554.
11 Rajalakshmi G, Vinod S, Anjana R, Pramod P Mathews, Rajan R. Veruciform Xanthoma: An unusual lesion of tongue – A case report and review of the literature. Oral Maxillofac Pathol J 2018 9(1): 42-46.
12 Contributor- Chapter on Tooth Eruption. Fundamentals of Oral Anatomy, Physiology, and Histology by Dr. Bharat Rao K. 1st edition 2019. Reed Elsevier publication. [ISBN 978-81-312-5413-4]
13 Metastatic clear cell adenocarcinoma of lungs to mandible- An unusual case report. International Journal Dental and Medical Sciences Research.2021, vol (3);838-842.
14 Jose D, Varghese SS, Sebastian J, Mathews PP. “Curcumin-An Old Spice”- A Healing Remedy for Oral Lesions. International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical research 2019
15 Cannibalistic cell as a marker for relapse in oral cancer: A case report with a brief review on potential risk factors for relapse. Deepa Jose, Soma Susan Varghese, Pramod P Mathews, Joseph Sebastian C. Journal of Clinical And diagnostic research, 2022 May, Vol 16(5); ZD 18-ZD 19
16 Varghese SS, Mathews PP, Jose D, Paulose J, Sebastin C J, Mathew JJ. Odontometric Evaluation of Maxillary Dentition in South Indian Population for The Assessment of Sexual Dimorphism – A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. Oral Maxillofac Pathol J 2023; 14(2).
17 Jose, Deepa1,; Mane, Deepa R2; Varghese, Soma Susan1; Mathews, Pramod Philip1; Sebastian, Joseph1. Age Estimation Using Single-Rooted Teeth of Indian Residents by Modified Kvaal’s Method: A Pilot Study. Journal of Forensic Science and Medicine 9(1):p53-56, Jan–Mar 2023. | DOI: 10.4103/jfsm.jfsm_37_22


Short Courses or Certificate Programs               

SI.NO Subject or Specialization Board or University Pursuing/ Date of Award
2 Forensic Odontology MBDC 2019

Completed Research Projects

SI.No Title of the Project Role Performed (principal /Co-investigator) Date of Completion
1 CD1 expression in Oral Lichen planus, a case-control study. Co-investigator 2019
2 Immunohistochemical expression of cox2 in oral erosive and reticular lichen planus. Co-investigator 2019
3 Expression of cyclin D1 in oral squamous cell carcinoma and potentially malignant disorders. Co-investigator 2020
4 PCNA expression in the dentigerous cyst, radicular cyst, and periapical cyst Co-investigator 2020


SI.No  Title of the Presentation   Name of the Organizing Agency   Regional/National /International  Date of program
1 Spindle cell carcinoma masquerading as pyogenic granuloma IAOMP conference, Pondicherry National 21-23/12/2001
2. Psychological stress and oral cancer- is there any correlation? 1st South India Dental Conference, Kochi Regional 15-17/12/2005
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