William Farmer, D.O.
BS in Biology, Mississippi College, 1998.
DO, University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO, 2002.
American Board of Internal Medicine Certified since 2005. Gastroenterology Board Certified since 2008
Dr. Farmer is a native of Clinton, Mississippi, where he grew up the youngest of 5 sons. Upon graduation from Clinton High School, Dr. Farmer remained in Clinton and attended Mississippi College where he played varsity soccer and completed his pre-med work. After graduation from Mississippi College, he enrolled at the University Of Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. Once he received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from UHS-COM, he began his medical training in Internal Medicine at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. While an Internal Medicine resident he was selected by his peers as the Best Intern, as well as Best Resident. When his Internal Medicine studies were complete, Dr. Farmer remained at the University of South Alabama to begin his study of Gastroenterology. He completed his Gastroenterology fellowship in 2008 and since that time he and his family have made Hattiesburg their home.
Dr. Farmer is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Society of Gastroenterology, and the Mississippi State Medical Association. He is a member of the medical staff at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg where he currently serves as President of the Medical Staff. Dr. Farmer is currently board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. His interests in the field of Gastroenterology include colon cancer screening, chronic liver disease, and diagnosis and treatment of perianal disease including hemorrhoids. He is the only Gastroenterology physician in Mississippi currently performing non-surgical ablation of internal hemorrhoids.
During his free time Dr. Farmer enjoys spending time with his family - wife Shae and children Stratton, Emerson, and Reynolds. Their time is spent hunting, fishing, and playing soccer and baseball in the Hattiesburg area. He is a member of Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.