Dr M V R Appa Rao 1949 218-K deceased on 8.2.1975


Dr M V R Appa Rao (MBBS, MRCS, LRCP, JP) was born on 11h Jul 1932 and passed away on 8th Feb 1975. He did his schooling at Doon School, Dehra Dun, where he excelled in Sports and Academics. He went on to study Medicine and completed his MBBS at Guy's Hospital, London. On his return to India, he joined the Voluntary Health Services at Chennai,as a non-practising doctor. Among his other Projects, he did Research on the effects of the drug Mandookaparini as a cure for Mentally Challenged Patients, and was awarded a Silver Medal for his Research by the Govt of India. He was always helping people who could not afford medical attention by consultations without charge, and giving them medicines free of cost. His bright career, and his wonderful life were cut short by his untimely death in 1975 at the age of 43. He is remembered fondly by everyone whose lives he touched. He is survived by his wife, Leela Appa Rao, son M V S Appa Rao, and daughter Nischala Rao.
By Raju Makhijani Batch: School No:-