Sunkara Balaparameswara Rao Wikipedia
Sunkara Balaparameswara Rao is an Indian neurosurgeon in Andhra Pradesh, India. He is called the "father of neurosurgery in Andhra Pradesh" and has been awarded the Dr. B. C. Roy Award for organizing and developing neurosurgery in Andhra Pradesh. In 2008, he was conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Science by the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences. In 2015, he was awarded Lifetime Achievement award by the Telangana government. Rao has been a member of British Medical Association, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and New York Academy of Sciences. From 1978 to 1983, he also served as a member of W.H.O's Expert Advisory Panel on Smoking and Health.
Rao was born to father Kanakam and mother Seshamma who were freedom fighters. His brother Sunkara Venkata Adinarayana Rao is an orthopedic surgeon.