Joseph L. Farnam, MD

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist

Joseph L. Farnam, MD, is a diagnostic and interventional radiologist at Newport Hospital and a clinical assistant professor of medical science at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is also a course director of the community radiology medical school rotation. He earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, and completed his radiology residency and interventional radiology fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital.

Dr. Farnam’s clinical interests include peripheral arterial disease revascularization, benign (uterine fibroid) and malignant tumor embolization, and venous intervention. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, the Society of Interventional Radiology, and the American College of Radiology. 



Aquidneck Radiologists
Newport Hospital (directions)
20 Powel Avenue
Newport, RI 02840


  • Medical School:  University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Residency:  Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
  • Fellowship:  Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI