Born on 6th Oct. 1913 in Pamarru in East Godawari District in Madras Presidency, Dr. C. Satyanarayana is the founder member of the Association of AOI. He studied medicine in Madras from where he did MBBS in 1944. DLO in 1946 and MS in 1947. Thereafter he was given FICS in 1950. FCCP in 1953. Diploma from Bordeaux in 1957, FACS in 1963 and FAMS in 1966. He first became a lecturer in Stanley Medical College, Madras in 1947 and then the Professor there in 1951. In the year 1957 he shifted to Madras Medical College as a Professor where later he became the Founder Director of the Institute of Otorhinolaryngology.
Dr. C. Satyanarayana is the first honorary editor of Indian Journal Of Otolaryngology started in June 1949. He was the Organising Secretary of the first Annual conference of AOI held at Madras in 1948. He designed the logo of our association and the president's medallion. He was the President of AOI in 1972 and the President of Indian Speech and Hearing Association in 1969. He has been the examiner and the inspector for the postgraduate exams in several universities. He has read many papers in the national and international conferences and published many articles.
Besides ENT. Dr. Satyanarayana has been interested in Indian art and has published book on Introduction to Indian Art and has written several poems and plays in Telugu.
His contribution to AOI is immense.