Professional background

Dr George Kravvas is an honorary consultant dermatologist at UCLH. Dr Kravvas embarked on his academic journey at King’s College London where he pursued degrees in both medicine and philosophy. After medical school Dr Kravvas undertook specialist medical and dermatological training in Edinburgh, Bristol, and London. His specialist interests include male genital dermatology, skin cancer, and biologic agents for patients with eczema and psoriasis.

Dr Kravvas is an active contributor to the advancement of dermatological knowledge through his involvement in skin-related research. His contributions extend to multiple high-impact publications within the sphere of dermatology. He is currently also undertaking a postgraduate MD research degree at University College London on the field of male genital lichen sclerosus, penile precancer and cancer.

Research interests

Male genital dermatoses

Inflammatory skin diseases

Cutaneous oncology


Languages spoken



  1. Dear K, Kravvas G, Sim S, et al. Primary penile melanoma and lichen sclerosus. Skin Health Dis. 2023 Aug. Epub ahead of print.
  2. Mastoraki E, Niforatou-Daskalaki S, Bunker CB, Kravvas G. A case of COVID-19-related vulval ulceration coupled with genital viral shedding. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2023;37(10):e1187-e1188.
  3. Akinbisehin R, Bunker C, Kravvas G, Ratynska M. Localised papulonodular facial eruption in HIV.  Clin Exp Dermatol 2023;48(6):723-725.
  4. Barry R, Murray G, Kravvas G, Bunker CB, Watchorn RE. Circumcision and social media. A cross-sectional analysis of circumcision videos on Youtube®. Int J STD AIDS 2023;34(7):505-507.
  5. Sim SJY, Dear K, Mastoraki E, et al. Genital lichen sclerosus and melanoma; a systematic review. Skin Health Dis 2022;3(2):e198.
  6. Drumm C, Chawla S, Kravvas G, Spencer A, Bunker CB, Watchorn RE. Representation of genital dermatoses in dermatological literature. Br J Dermatol 2023;188(4):563-564.
  7. Amini AP, Brookes TS, Shah H, et al. The association between penile cancer and HIV infection: A literature review. Int J STD AIDS 2023;34(4):214-228.
  8. Spencer A, Watchorn RE, Kravvas G, et al. Pseudoepitheliomatous keratotic and micaceous balanitis: a series of eight cases. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022;36(10):1851-1856.
  9. Bray AP, Kravvas G, Skevington SM, Lovell CR. The effects of isotretinoin on serotonin: a prospective pilot study on acne patients. An Bras Dermatol 2022;97(4):526-528.
  10. Kravvas G, Muneer A, Watchorn RE, et al. Male genital lichen sclerosus, microincontinence and occlusion: mapping the disease across the prepuce. Clin Exp Dermatol 2022;47(6):1124-1130.
  11. Uthayakumar AK, Kravvas G, Bunker CB. Extragenital lichen sclerosus arising in tattooed skin. BMJ Case Rep 2022;15(1):e246216.
  12. Bunker C, Kravvas G, Watchorn R, et al. Reply to: ‘Does routine histology alter management post-circumcision?’. Journal of Clinical Urology. 2022;15(1):19-2.
  13. Watchorn RE, Spencer AH, Kravvas G, Bunker CB. Reply to: ‘Topical cyclosporine 5% cream in Zoon's balanitis resistant to other therapies: A case report’. Dermatol Ther 2022;35(1):e15215.
  14. Bridgewater K, Vilenchik V, Ngo D, et al. Pulsed dye laser to treat reactive angioendotheliomatosis. Lasers Med Sci 2022;37(3):2097-2098.
  15. Panou E, Panagou E, Foley C, et al. Male genital lichen sclerosus associated with urological interventions and microincontinence: a case series of 21 patients. Clin Exp Dermatol 2022;47(1):107-109.
  16. Ganatra B, Amarnani R, Alfallouji Y, et al. Patient characteristics in tardive COVID-19 pseudoperniosis: a case series of 16 patients. Clin Exp Dermatol 2022;47(2):399-403.
  17. Kravvas G, Ge L, Ng J, et al. The management of penile intraepithelial neoplasia (PeIN): clinical and histological features and treatment of 345 patients and a review of the literature. J Dermatolog Treat 2022;33(2):1047-1062.
  18. Kravvas G, Bunker CB. Reply to: ‘A recurrent rash on the penis’. BMJ. 2021;374:n1666.
  19. Kravvas G, Walker-Smith P, Skalsky H, Keith D, Bray A. Factors that predict complex reconstructions in facial skin cancer surgery. Dermatol Ther 2020;33(6):e13933
  20. Dear K, Thomas K, Kravvas G, Keith D. Pulsed dye laser to treat cutaneous sarcoid. Lasers Med Sci 2020;35(6):1439-1440
  21. Blakeway H, Van-de-Velde V, Allen VB, Kravvas G, et al. What is the evidence for interactions between filaggrin null mutations and environmental exposures in the aetiology of atopic dermatitis? A systematic review. Br J Dermatol 2020;183(3):443-451
  22. Bray AP, Kravvas G, Skevington SM, Lovell CR. Is there an association between isotretinoin therapy and adverse mood changes? A prospective study in a cohort of acne patients. J Dermatolog Treat 2019;30(8):796-801
  23. Kravvas G, Veitch D, Al-Niaimi F. The use of energy devices in the treatment of striae: a systematic literature review. J Dermatolog Treat 2019;30(3):294-302
  24. Kravvas G, Ayele A, Weller R, Biswas A. Bilateral agminated skin-coloured papules and nodules on the dorsum of the hands. Indian J Dermatol 2019;85(2):192-194
  25. Kravvas G, Al-Niaimi F. A systematic review of treatments for acne scarring. Part 2: Energy-based techniques. Scars, Burns and Healing 2018;4:2059513118793420
  26. Kravvas G, Ball SL, Naysmith L. Assessing the efficacy of a 10-point referral tool in the triaging of pigmented lesions to a Dermatology clinic. An Bras Dermatol 2018;93(6):932-933
  27. Van-de-Velde V, Kravvas G, Naysmith L. A solitary and tender acral papule in a young patient. Clin Exp Dermatol 2018;43(5):630-632
  28. Kravvas G, Veitch D, Logan IT, Perrett CM. Metastatic pleomorphic dermal sarcoma: case report and literature review of an uncommon skin tumour. An Bras Dermatol 2018;93(2):307-308
  29. Kravvas G, Gholam K. Use of topical therapies for pediatric psoriasis: A systematic review. Pediatr Dermatol 2018;35(3):296-302
  30. Runcie H, Kravvas G. Reply to Tofacitinib for the treatment of severe alopecia areata and variants: A study of 90 patients. J Am Acad Dermatol 2018;78(2):e41
  31. Kravvas G, Kavanagh GM. Eruptive melanocytic naevi secondary to Azathioprine: case report and review of the literature. Clin Exp Dermatol 2018;43(1):106-107
  32. Stavrou C, Wincup C, Kravvas G, Manson J. An Atypical case of Scleroderma. Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2017;78(10):590-591
  33. Kravvas G, Shim TN, Doiron PR, et al. The diagnosis and management of male genital lichen sclerosus: a retrospective review of 301 patients. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2018;32(1):91-95
  34. Kravvas G, Veitch D, Al-Niaimi F. The increasing relevance of biofilms in common dermatological conditions. Dermatolog Treat 2018;29(2):202-207
  35. Kravvas G, Al-Niaimi F. A systematic review of treatments for acne scarring. Part 1: Non-energy-based techniques. Scars, Burns and Healing 2017;3:1-17
  36. Veitch D, Kravvas G, Al-Niaimi F. Pulsed dye laser therapy in the treatment of warts: a review of the literature. Dermatol Surg 2017;43(4):485-493
  37. Kravvas G, Veitch D, Doiron PR, Freeman A, Muneer A, Dinneen M, Francis N, Bunker CB. Recurrent penile squamous cell carcinoma in an elderly circumcised man. Clin Exp Dermatol 2017;42(3):360-362
  38. Kravvas G, Veitch D, Perrett CM. A case of bullous skin disease presenting with odynophagia: a diagnostic challenge. Case Rep Dermatol Med 2016;2016:2839104
  39. Veitch D, Kravvas G, Bunker CB. A rare colocalization of lichen planus and vitiligo. Case Rep Dermatol Med 2015; 2015:840193
  40. Kravvas G, Veitch D, Bunker CB. Porokeratosis of Mibelli: case report of an uncommon penile lesion. Clin Exp Dermatol 2016;41(6):704-5
  41. Veitch D, Kravvas G, Perrett CM. Cirsoid aneurysm: A clinicopathological reminder. Clin Exp Dermatol 2015;40(7):822-3
  42. Kravvas G, Varnavas M, Aldujaily S. A unique presentation of an undiagnosed renal cell carcinoma. Case Reports in Urology 2014;2014:840163