Dr. William Farrell has 41 years of experience as a reproductive medicine specialist and is board certified in Obstetrics/ Gynecology. Before joining the Fertility Institute of New Orleans in 2005, he served as Chief of the Medical Staff as well as Chief of the OB/GYN section at Lakeland Medical Center.

A graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Dr. Farrell completed his internship at Ochsner Hospital and his residency at LSU/Charity Hospital. In 1978, he opened a private medical practice in New Orleans East where he specialized in Obstetrics/Gynecology.

Dr. Farrell has earned a reputation for his expertise in menopause and gynecology. He has extensively studied the genetic abnormalities that affect the ovaries that may result in premature menopause, premature ovarian failure (POF) and primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) and has established practices that combine individual success rates with sensitive fertility care.

In 2011, Dr. Farrell was awarded Vital’s Patient’s Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Award, both reflecting the difference a physician has made in the lives of their patients. He continues to be passionate about offering his patients the most advanced infertility technology available for the highest possibility of pregnancy and parenthood.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an active member of the Greater New Orleans OB/GYN Society, Louisiana State Medical Association and the Orleans Parish Medical Society.