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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Nicholas J. Volpe, MD


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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-695-8150
Office Hours:
  • Tuesday:8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Strabismus, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Hemifacial Spasms, Double Vision

Education and Training

Medical Education:

State University of New York At Brooklyn College of Medicine 1987


Massachusetts Eye/Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School 1991


Massachusetts Eye/Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School 1992

Board Certification


Locations and Directions

675 N. St. Clair
Galter 15-150
Chicago, IL 60611 312-695-8150


Dr. Volpe is an ophthalmologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a Professor and Chairman in the department of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Volpe is known for the diagnosis and treatment of optic nerve disorders, as well as the evaluation and surgical treatment of double vision and eye misalignment.

He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.

His bibliography includes more than 150 publications and the nation’s textbook of neuro-ophthalmology. He has received several awards both as “Best Doctor” and for “National Teaching Excellence.”


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