John Volpi, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Academic Institute
Assistant Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


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.

Areas Of Expertise

Stroke Epilepsy Intracerebral hemorrhage Nervous system infections Ultrasound
Education & Training

MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
Internship, Baylor College of Medicine

NIHSS Discrepancy and Reliability in Stroke Triage
Cummock, J, Wong, K, Wong, ST & Volpi, J 2019, Neurovascular and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Paris, France, 10/28/19 - 10/30/19, .

Cost-effectiveness of percutaneous closure of a patent foramen ovale compared with medical management in patients with a cryptogenic stroke: from the US payer perspective
Volpi, J, Ridge, JR, Nakum, M, Rhodes, JF, Søndergaard, L & Kasner, SE 2019, Journal of Medical Economics.

Human tissue kallikrein in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke
Alexander-Curtis, M, Pauls, R, Chao, J, Volpi, J, Bath, PM & Verdoorn, TA 2019, Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders, vol. 12.

Characterization of Recurrent Strokes With and Without Patent Foramen Ovale Closure
REDUCE Study Investigators 2018, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 72, no. 20, pp. 2542-2544.

Mechanical Thrombectomy Outcomes With and Without Intravenous Thrombolysis in Stroke Patients: A Meta-Analysis
Mistry, EA, Mistry, AM, Nakawah, MO, Chitale, RV, James, RF, Volpi, J & Fusco, MR 2017, Stroke.

Systolic blood pressure within 24 hours after thrombectomy for acute Ischemic stroke correlates with outcome
Mistry, EA, Mistry, AM, Nakawah, MO, Khattar, NK, Fortuny, EM, Cruz, AS, Froehler, MT, Chitale, RV, James, RF, Fusco, MR & Volpi, JJ 2017, Journal of the American Heart Association, vol. 6, no. 5, e006167.

Cryptogenic Stroke with a Patent Foramen Ovale: Medical Therapy, Percutaneous Intervention, or Surgery
Bedeir, K, Volpi, J & Ramlawi, B 2016, Journal of Cardiac Surgery, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 156-160.

Transient Ischemic Attack in the Setting of Carotid Atheromatous
Huang, M, Moisi, MD, Zwillman, M, Volpi, J, Diaz, OM & Klucznik, RP 2016, Cureus.

Quantifying cerebrovascular reactivity and identifying regions at risk from cerebrovascular steal with arterial spin labeling
Fung, SH, Diaz, O, Klucznik, RP, Zhang, Y, Britz, GW, Volpi, J, Thomas, AP & Chiu, D 2015, Interventional Neuroradiology, vol. 21S1.

Cardiac MRI improves identification of etiology of acute ischemic stroke
Baher, A, Mowla, A, Kodali, S, Polsani, VR, Nabi, F, Nagueh, S, Volpi, J & Shah, DJ 2014, Cerebrovascular Diseases, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 277-284.

A pox upon your house
Hashemi, N, Zhang, J, Volpi, J, Lee, AG & Gordon, LK 2013, Survey of Ophthalmology, vol. 58, no. 6, pp. 640-643.

Post-carotid stent ultrasound provides critical data to avoid rare but serious complications
Volpi, J, Garami, Z, Kabir, R, Diaz, OM & Klucznik, RP 2012, Perspectives in Medicine, vol. 1-12, pp. 129-131.

Withdraw of statin improves cerebrovascular reserve in radiation vasculopathy
Volpi, JJ, Kabir, R, Garami, Z & New, P 2012, Perspectives in Medicine, vol. 1-12, pp. 309-310.

Advances in carotid artery revascularization
Mowla, A & Volpi, J 2012, Iranian Cardiovascular Research Journal, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 1-7.

Once upon a Cataract Surgeon
Patel, RP, Volpi, J, Lee, AG & Barton, JJS 2012, Survey of Ophthalmology, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 379-385.

Lunapark trenine binmeye bagli{dotless} iki tarafli{dotless} internal karotid ve vertebral arter diseksiyonu ile beraber retinal arter oklüzyonu: Olgu sunumu ve literatür incelemesi
Özkan Arat, Y, Volpi, J, Arat, A, Klucznik, RP & Diaz, OM 2011, Ulusal Travma ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 75-78.

Angioplasty for acute stroke with pediatric moyamoya syndrome
El-Hakam, LM, Volpi, J, Mawad, M & Clark, G 2010, Journal of Child Neurology, vol. 25, no. 10, pp. 1278-1283.

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