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Pratury Trirumala Rao

Pratury Trirumala Rao
Born Andhra Pradesh, India
Died 1997
Occupation Pediatrician
Known for Pediatrics
Children Lakshmi Pratury
Awards Padma Bhushan

Pratury Trirumala Rao (died 1997) was an Indian pediatrician and a writer of medical and non-fiction literature.[1][2] He was a professor of pediatrics at the Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad.[3] He was the author of two books on pediatric medicine in English, The insulin requirements of children with diabetes mellitus maintained in good control[4] and Pediatric Problems in Developing Countries[5]), two books in Telugu Gāndhījītō paricayaṃ[6] and Gadacina Rojulu[7]) and two biographical accounts (Living as a Doctor, published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan)[8] and (Glimpses of American Life, published by the Cultural Renaissance Society of India).[9] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1988, for his contributions to medical science.[10] He died in 1997, survived by his daughter, Lakshmi Pratury, a US-based social worker.[11] A yoga institute in Hyderabad, Padma Bushan DRP Tirumala Rao Institute of Yoga is named after him.[12]


See also


  1. ^ "Tirumala Rao, Pratury". WorldCat. 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ Rotary International (January 1981). The Rotarian. Rotary International. pp. 55–. ISSN 0035-838X. 
  3. ^ Swarna Rekha Bhat (ed.). Achars Textbook Of Pediatrics (4Th Edn). Universities Press. pp. 7–. ISBN 978-81-7371-654-6. 
  4. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1953). The insulin requirements of children with diabetes mellitus maintained in good control. OCLC 148130768. 
  5. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1970). Pediatric Problems in Developing Countries. Orient Longmans. ASIN B000RH1VU4. 
  6. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1970). Gāndhījītō paricayaṃ. Viswabharati Socio-Cultural League. 
  7. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (2000). Gadacina Rojulu. 
  8. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1996). Living as a Doctor. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. 
  9. ^ Pratury Tirumala Rao (1973). Glimpses of American Life. Cultural Renaissance Society of India. p. 184. ASIN B0006CIQYO. 
  10. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Through 'Untold stories' she wants to give back to India". Weekend Leader. 23 July 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Padma Bushan DRP Tirumala Rao Institute of Yoga". India Mart. 2016. Retrieved July 23, 2016.