Darren Volpe, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Memory Disorders & Cognitive Neurology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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

MD University of Vermont, College of Medicine (2004)
BS University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (1996)
BA Binghamton University, Biology (1993)
Residency Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Internship Massachusetts General Hospital
Post Graduate University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Board Certification United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry (2012)

Honors & Recognition

  • Teacher of the YearYale Neurology Residency Program (2012)

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Contact Info

Darren Volpe, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Memory ClinicYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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VA New England HealthcareVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
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Mailing Address
NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8082