Dr Francis X Parnis

 Medical Oncologist


Professional Qualification 



Special Interests

All GU & GI cancers and thyroid cancers.


Consults at

Kurralta Park and St Andrew’s Medical Centre   


Languages Spoken

English and Maltese


Clinical title

Senior Clinical Lecturer Adelaide University 


About Dr Francis X Parnis

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 London.


He was the co-founder of the Adelaide Cancer Centre in March 1995 with colleague A/Prof Dusan Kotasek, a practice now with 19 specialists which now collectively sees over 10,000 patients per year.


Dr Parnis is a founding Member and Founder director of the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia.