William Farnsworth, M.D.

Dr. Farnsworth is accepting new patients. Please schedule online or call 760-631-3000.

As a neurologist, William Benjamin Farnsworth, MD specializes in sports neurology. He has a clinical interest in neurologic diseases seen in athletes, including concussion, TBI, and post concussion syndrome. While sports-related injuries are not always avoidable, Dr. Farnsworth’s mission is to ensure that athletes return to play in a safe manner.

Dr. Farnsworth started practice in 2021. Prior research activities have included:

-Heart rate variability in athletes with acute concussion

-Head/neck cooling in athletes with acute concussion

Dr. Farnsworth is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Farnsworth’s hobbies include surfing, cycling, and wildlife photography.

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, 2020

Medical Education

St. George University School of Medicine, MD, 2016


Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2017


Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Neurology, 2020


University of Michigan, Sports Neurology Fellowship, 2021