Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

John Volpi, M.D.

John Volpi, M.D.


John Volpi, M.D.

John Volpi, M.D.

Assistant Member
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Physician, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center, Methodist Neurological Institute
The Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology 
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

E-mail: jjvolpi@houstonmethodist.org
Phone: 713-441-3951
Fax: 713-793-7019


B.A.   University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
M.D.   Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Postdoctoral Training

Internship, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Adult Neurology Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Visiting Neurosonology Fellowship, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA



Dr. Volpi is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Adult Neurology, and in Neurosonology (including physics, carotid and transcranial Doppler) by the American Society of Neuroimaging (UCNS approved).

Description of Research

Dr. Volpi´s research interests are in the management and prevention of ischemic stroke, and the critical care of patients with neurological illnesses such as intracerebral hemorrhage, epilepsy, and nervous system infections. His studies also involve the use of ultrasound in the evaluation of blood flow to the brain and development of novel therapies for improving patient outcomes in stroke.

Major Areas of Research

Stroke, epilepsy, intracerebral hemorrhage, nervous system infections, ultrasound