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Nicholas J. Volpe, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Ophthalmology

BIOGRAPHY


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.”

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    State University of New York At Brooklyn College of Medicine - 1987
  • Residency
    Massachusetts Eye/Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School - 1991
  • Fellowship
    Massachusetts Eye/Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School - 1992

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Ophthalmology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 15-150

Chicago, IL 60611

312-503-8152
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Double Vision
  • Hemifacial Spasms
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Strabismus

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Wellmark/Healthnetwork PPO
  • Workmans Compensation