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Darren Volpe, MD

Associate Professor Neurology; Associate Program Director, Neurology; Director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship; VA Site Director, Yale Neurology Residency Program

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Darren Volpe, MD

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Dr. Darren Volpe obtained his M.D. at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2004. He went on to complete his Neurology residency at the Harvard Neurology program (combined Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital) in 2008. He then joined the faculty in the department of Neurology at Yale and the Veterans Administration. He is board certified in Neurology, and has subspecialty board certification in Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry. His clinical interests are in general neurology, and in behavioral neurology which includes the diagnosis and management of disorders including memory impairment, dementia (including Alzheimer's, frontotemporal, Lewy body, and vascular), and other cognitive, language, and behavioral disorders. In addition to his focus on direct patient care, Dr. Volpe has a strong interest in medical education. He is the director of the Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry fellowship at Yale. He also serves as the VA site director for the Yale neurology residency program, for which he teaches trainees extensively in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Education & Training

  • Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School (2008)
  • Internship
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2005)
  • MD
    University of Vermont (2004)
  • BS
    University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (1996)
  • Post Graduate
    University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (1996)
  • BA
    Binghamton University, Biology (1993)


  • Board Certification
    United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry (2012)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Teacher of the YearYale Neurology Residency Program2012

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