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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (78)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Farnam, Gynecologist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Farnam has been reviewed by 107 patients who have provided 78 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Farnam, MD is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Female Infertility
  • Hot Flashes
  • Infertility
  • Menopause
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Prolapse

Education & Awards

Dr. Farnam graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
El Paso, TX
Obstetrician & Gynecologist


Dr. Farnam has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Del Sol Medical Center 
  • Sierra Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard William Farnam MD is a male Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 10 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard W. Farnam practice?
Dr. Richard Farnam has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Farnam practices Obstetrics & Gynecology and Surgery near El Paso, TX.
See El Paso Obstetricians & Gynecologists and El Paso Surgeons.