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Patient Reviews

4.5
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Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nicholas Volpe is Excellent. Dr. Volpe has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
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Promptness 3.5
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Courteous Staff 4.2
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
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Bedside Manner 4.1
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Spends Time with Me 4.6
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Follows Up After Visit 4.3
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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.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Vision Disorders
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2011 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Chicago, IL
Ophthalmologist

Affiliations

Dr. Volpe has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 

Languages

  • Yoruba
  • Zulu

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Additional Information
Dr. Nicholas J Volpe MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Nicholas J. Volpe practice?
Dr. Nicholas Volpe has 1 office location.
Dr. Nicholas Volpe practices Ophthalmology near Chicago, IL.
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