Dr Francis Parnis undertook his medical training at the University of Adelaide and graduated in 1985. He has practiced as a medical oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth, Flinders Medical Centre, Royal Adelaide, Queen Mary’s Hospital Kent and Guys Hospital in London.
He co-founded the Adelaide Cancer Centre with his colleague, Dr Dusan Kotasek in March 1995; a centre that has now grown into the largest private oncology facility in South Australia. Dr Parnis is a founding member and former director of the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia and he is a visiting medical oncologist with Icon Cancer Centre Adelaide.
Dr Parnis’ clinical interests include prostate cancer, all GI and GU malignancies, breast cancer, lung cancers and mesothelioma.