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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 14 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

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 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Chicago, IL


Dr. Volpe has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 


  • Yoruba
  • Zulu

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Additional Information
Dr. Nicholas J 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 4 office locations.
Dr. Nicholas Volpe practices Ophthalmology near Havertown, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Darby, PA and Chicago, IL.
See Havertown Ophthalmologists.