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, Neurology, 2020


University of Michigan, Sports Neurology Fellowship, 2021