Dr Francis Parnis

Medical Oncologist
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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.

Special Interests

Dr Francis Parnis accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Genitourinary cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer

Icon Locations

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Visiting Locations

  • Adelaide Cancer Centre
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