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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nicholas Volpe is Good. Dr. Volpe has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
Promptness 3.1
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Blindness
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cranial Nerve Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Movement Disorders (Ocular Motility)
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Headache Disorders
  • Intracranial Hypertension
  • Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Oculomotor Nerve Diseases
  • Optic Nerve Cancer
  • Optic Nerve Diseases
  • Optic Nerve inflammation (Optic Neuritis)
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Papilledema
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
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Education & Awards

Dr. Volpe graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Vision Disorders
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2011 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Chicago, IL


Dr. Volpe has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital of the University of PA 
  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 


  • Yoruba
  • Zulu

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Additional Information
Dr. Nicholas Joseph Volpe MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Nicholas J. Volpe practice?
Dr. Nicholas Volpe has 11 office locations.
Dr. Nicholas Volpe practices Ophthalmology near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA.
See Chicago Ophthalmologists.