Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD

Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 58

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Chicago, IL. He is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Volpe to book an appointment.


Northwestern Medical Group

Northwestern Medical Group - Lavin Family Pavilion259 E Erie St Ste 1520 Chicago, IL 60611
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(312) 574-3157

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Volpe's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Volpe treats Hypotropia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Volpe treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Volpe treats Hypertropia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Volpe treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Volpe performs Extraocular Muscle Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Volpe performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Volpe's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Neuro-Ophthalmological Disorders
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Night Blindness
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Optic Nerve Coloboma With Renal Disease
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. Volpe accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna PPO
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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Cigna POS
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Coventry Health Care
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MultiPlan PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Through careful listening and thorough examination and testing, I am committed to providing the best possible compassionate care to each and every patient.


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications


Massachusetts Eye/Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
Mass Eye & Ear Infirm Harvard
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Medical Center - Petrie Campus
Internship Hospital


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (312) 574-3157, and for other questions, call (312) 695-8150.

Does Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Volpe has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Volpe frequently treats Hypotropia, Hypertropia, and Extraocular Muscle Surgery. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Volpe treats.

Where is Dr. Nicholas Volpe, MD's office located?

Dr. Volpe's office is located at 259 E Erie St Ste 1520, Chicago, IL 60611. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)