Kutikuppala Surya Rao
|Born||10 October 1954|
|Alma mater||Andhra Medical College Visakhapatnam|
|Children||Kutikuppala Srujana, Kutikuppala Sri Charan, Kutikuppala Sravana|
|Parent(s)||Kutikuppala Sriramulu, Smt. Sanyasamma|
Kutikuppala Surya Rao is a physician in HIV medicine. He hails from a village named Kintali, located in the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Rao did his MBBS from Andhra Medical College, MD family medicine at the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, doctoral fellowship in HIV medicine from Christian Medical College, Vellore, and MNAMS from National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He got his Ph.D. on "Ethical challenges involved in the treatment of HIV/AIDS" at Andhra University. He is fellow of the Royal College of Physicians–London. Rao has spent most of his medical career in clinical research associated with HIV /AIDS disease
Rao has served as an executive council member of Andhra University, vice-chairman of the Jan Shikshan Sansthan, and a national committee member of the AIDS Control Organisation. He has published research papers in medical journals of national and International repute such as BMJ, Applied Medicine, Antiseptic, Indian Practitioner, JIMA.