Dr Adam Nosworthy is a Specialist Physician and Medical Oncologist in private practice at the Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre. Dr Nosworthy spent all of his training at Wits (most at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital).
He graduated with his MB BCh is 1996 doing his internship at this hospital and a year of medical officer time in the Department of Internal Medicine.
He commenced his registrar training in 1999 and was awarded his Fellowship of the College of Medicine (Physicians) in 2002. During his training as a physician he represented the department registrars for two years on the Medicines Advisory Committee of the hospital and was awarded the Jock Gear Award for the Registrar offering most to his colleagues.
He went on to sub-specialise in Medical Oncology being awarded the Certificate of Medical Oncology in 2004. Since this time he worked in the Division of Medical Oncology as a specialist and senior specialist. He resigned in 2011 and has been in private practice.
Dr Nosworthy has been a board member of the South African Oncology Consortium since 2009 and currently an executive member of the South African Society of Medical Oncology – having organised the National Oncology Conference in 2011 at Sun City. He currently chairs a non-profit cancer organisation aimed at providing quality cancer care to all members of society – The Innovative Cancer Care Foundation.
His oncology interests are vast but has a specific interest in GIT pathology, lung malignancies as well as haematological malignancies. His passion is HIV associated malignancies due to the stigma associated with these conditions.