Richard G. Farmer, M.D.

General Psychiatry & Addiction Treatment

Man suffering from alcohol addiction - Psychiatrist of general psychiatry and addiction treatment.


Located in Memphis, Tennessee, Richard G. Farmer, M.D. is a psychiatrist who specializes in treatment for anxiety, major depression and opioid addiction.

We are pleased to introduce Mark Luttrell, M.D. who is now seeing patients out of our private practice.  For additional information click the link below:

About Dr. Farmer


  • B.S. at University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • M.D. at University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN
Internship (Medical/Surgical):
  • Bethesda Medical Center, Washington,   D.C.


  • Bethesda Medical Center, Psychiatry
  • Oakland Naval Medical Center, Psychiatry
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Psychiatry
  • Instructer of Psychiatry, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • Promoted to full Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Interim Chairman, Department of Psychiatry from July 2001 to July 2005
  • Certified as Diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Dr. Farmer is honored to be a member of the following organizations:

  •  The American Medical Association
Membership for physicians countrywide, allowing physicians the access to up- to-date resources with changes in medical issues.  As a member, physicians may join groups with physicians that specialize in their specific profession or interest.  The resources range from information for medical students and staff to senior physician groups.
  • The American Psychiatric Association
Located in Washington D.C. consisting of 148,000 members.  There are 53 professional divisions from which members may choose a number of topics.  Each member is asked to promote and improve the psychological resources for the general public.  The knowledge of each member is appreciated in the research, discussions, and publications available to all members. 
  • The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
An organization for addiction progessionals, providing further education and updates on addiction illness.  This program has been beneficial with the latest research and treatment of Addiction Disorders.
  • Member of The American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Inc.

Dr. Farmer is a psychiatrist who practices the art of psychotherapy, as he cares for the medication needs of his patients directly as well.


Man suffering from depression - Psychiatrist of general psychiatry and addiction treatment.