Dr Parapuram was born in Malaysia and obtained her Undergraduate Medical degree in University of Wales, UK. She moved to Australia in 1998 and became a Rehabilitation Physician in 2008. She works at both Royal Rehab Private Petersham and Ryde.
Dr Parapuram has a special interest in Rehabilitation for Parkinson’s Disease and Oncology Rehab and has been involved in setting up Multidisciplinary Rehab programs at both Hospitals in which she practices in. She is keen on increased awareness of the benefits of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in both these patient groups to improve quality of lives.
Dr Parapuram has a keen interest in teaching and is the Trainee Supervisor for Advance Rehab Trainees at Petersham and Clinical Tutor with University Sydney Medical School. She has held many Honorary roles with the Australian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine which include being the Treasurer of the NSW Branch of the AFRM, Exam Convenor and a member of the Fellowship Clinical Exam Committee.
She is currently a member of the Court of Examiners and Cancer Rehabilitation Special Interest Group within the Faculty. In her spare time Dr Parapuram is an active member of the local Community is a member of a Local Award winning Community Choir “The Mamas” that is involved in fund-raising for charities though their annual Concert.
Dr Parapuram is thrilled to be able to Practice as a Rehabilitation Physician within her local community.