Dr. Joseph J Volpe MD Neurologist

Dr. Joseph Volpe is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Volpe accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 83 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 145 at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

Are you Dr. Joseph Volpe? Claim your profile to make edits or add details. Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Child Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Children's Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1964 - 1966

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

MA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Neuropathologic studies of the encephalopathy of prematurity in the late preterm infant.
Haynes, R. L.,Sleeper, L. A.,Volpe, J. J.,Kinney, H. C.

Developmental Expression of N-Methyl-D-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Subunits in Human White and Gray Matter: Potential Mechanism of Increased Vulnerability in the Immature Brain.
Jantzie, L. L.,Talos, D. M.,Jackson, M. C.,Park, H. K.,Graham, D. A.,Lechpammer, M.,Folkerth, R. D.,Volpe, J. J.,Jensen, F. E.

Expression of EAAT2 in neurons and protoplasmic astrocytes during human cortical development.
DeSilva, T. M., Borenstein, N. S., Volpe, J. J., Kinney, H. C., Rosenberg, P. A.

See all 90 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
Find More Doctors
Doctor Finder

Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Browse Doctors by



Search all Doctors

Profiles by Doximity

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.