David D. Farnsworth, MD


Dr. David D. Farnsworth specializes in Family Medicine at Tanner Clinic’s Syracuse location.

After earning his bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University, Dr. Farnsworth went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine at top-tier Georgetown University, in Washington DC. In 2008, he completed a 3-year residency in Family Medicine Saint Louis University.

After residency, Dr Farnsworth practiced Family Medicine in the United States Air Force, stationed in Japan, Korea, and Germany. During that time, he was the Medical Director for 2 multispecialty Primary Care clinics, and in Germany he was appointed as the Chief of the Medical Staff and Ancillary Services Director (lab, pharmacy, and radiology) for the base. In 2015, he returned to his home state of Utah to serve as the Flight Commander for the Flight Medicine clinic at Hill Air Force Base. 

During his 7 years living abroad in the Air Force, Dr. Farnsworth estimates he has traveled to about 40 countries. Thanks to these experiences, he has become an expert in Travel Medicine and loves to help patients prepare medically for travel abroad. Additionally, in taking care of our troops, he has gained a wealth of experience in musculoskeletal medicine and sports medicine, and has published within this field. 

He and his wife are happy to be home in Utah with their four (soon to be five) children. Besides travel, he is passionate about music and foreign languages, and enjoys running, having run cross country at BYU and recently completing his first of what is sure to be many marathons.