Professional Background

Following his graduation from Texas Chiropractic College, Dr. Volpe was associated with the Natural Medicine Center in Clear Lake. In January of 1999, he opened his office in the Rice Village/West University area of Houston. His practice is based on a whole-person approach that includes the scientific use of patient-appropriate diagnostic laboratory tests.

Dr. Volpe specializes in clinical nutrition and also offers other holistic treatment modalities, including real-time EEG neurofeedback. His patients include children and adults dealing with

  • autism, PDD, Asperger’s and related disorders
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
  • chronic fatigue, thyroid and other hormonal imbalances
  • depression
  • fibromyalgia
  • depression
  • migraine headaches
  • recurrent infections
  • weakened immune systems
  • weight problems (under- or over-)

He also designs supportive nutritional protocols for cancer patients and works with individuals interested in preventive medicine and overall health maintenance and enhancement.

As part of his commitment to natural healing, Dr. Volpe gives free educational talks to groups as diverse as the Multiple Myeloma Society, The Rice Alternative Medicine Society and St. Paul’s Methodist School. In addition to being licensed by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners, he is certified as a Clinical Nutritionist by the International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He is a member of the American Academy of Chiropractic Physicians, the American Holistic Health Association and the American Botanical Council.

Dr Volpe and two patients

International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists
Certified Clinical Nutritionist

International Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Texas Chiropractic College
Doctor of Chiropractic (valedictorian)

University of Houston
Master of Business Administration

Istituto Universitario Napoli (Italy)
Laurea di Dottore in Scienze Economico con lode
(U.S. equivalent: Bachelor of Science in Economics with honors)

University of Cambridge (England)
Diploma in English language studies

Institut Le Rosey (Switzerland)
Diplôme de l’Enseignement du Second Degre
(U.S. equivalent: college preparatory high school diploma)

Continuing Education (partial listing)

Biomedical Treatments for Autism
Defeat Autism Now!
Autism Research Institute
Practitioner Training
2009 (Dallas TX)
2008 (Philadelphia PA)
2005 (Boston, MA)
2004 special training with Jacquelyn McCandless, MD (New Orleans, LA)
2003 (Portland, OR)
2000, 2001, 2002 (San Diego, CA)

August 18-20, 2011:
Reclaiming Vibrant Health: Molecular Perspectives for Living Younger Longer
Baltimore, MD

Tsu-Tsair Chi, NMD, PhD
August 7-8, 2010: Fingernail and Tongue Diagnosis and Herbs for Prevention
Anaheim, CA

Association for Micronutrients in Mental Health
May 14-16,2010: Micronutrient Treatment and Research in Mental Health
Truckee, CA

Apex Energetics
2009: Functional Blood Chemistry
Houston, TX

American Academy of Environmental Medicine
2007: Detoxification: Regaining and Maintaining Optimal Health
Palm Springs, CA

Dr. Jonathan Wright and Dr. Alan Gaby
2006:  Nutritional Therapy in Medical Practice
Las Vegas, NV

International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists
Recertification Seminars
2010: Masquerading Illness, Common Clinical Dilemmas & Misdiagnoses
Las Vegas, NV
2008: The Role of Clinical Nutrition in Pre- and Post-Traumatic Care
Baltimore, MD

2007: Incorporating Clinical Nutrition in the Medical Therapy of Chronic Disease Syndromes
Orlando FL

2006: Exocrine Disease Physiology:  Support in Chronic Inflammation and
Autoimmune Conditions
San Diego, CA

2005: Endocrine Physiology of Healthy Glands and Hormones
Orlando, FL

2004:  Nutritional Advancements in Pediatric Medicine
Orlando, FL

2003:  Nutrition and Cancer:  Prevention, Assessment and Support
Orlando, FL

2002:  Multiple Components of Weight Management: A Major Challenge for the 21st Century
Chicago, IL

2000: Treating Chronic Disease
Las Vegas, NV

Cell Membrane Detox (2006)
Dallas, TX

International Neuropathways EEG Imaging Association Annual Conference (2002)
Margaret Ayers et al
Los Angeles, CA

Amino Acid Therapy for Weight Loss and Other Neurotransmitter Diseases (2002)
NeuroScience/1A Technology
Gottfried Kellerman, PhD; Marty Hinz, MD
Minneapolis, MI

Nutritional Endocrinology (2002)
Gulf Coast Conference
Jeffrey Bland, PhD; Joseph Collins, ND; Robert Rountree, MD et al
Houston, TX

Metabolic Testing and Natural Medicine (2001)
Designs for Health
Tieraona Low Dog MD, Joseph Mercola, DO et al
Boulder, CO

One-on-one training with Margaret Ayers,
inventor of real-time digital EEG neurofeedback technology (2001)
Beverly Hills, CA

Functional Medicine (2001)
Gulf Coast Conference
Jeffrey Bland PhD, Stephanie Cave MD et al
Houston, TX

Personalized Metabolic Nutrition
Dr. Harold Kristal
Corte Madera, CA

Blood chemistry and fatty acid analysis conference
BodyBio Corporation
Patricia Kane, PhD et al
Stamford, CT

Acupuncture Certification and Fellowship courses
New York Chiropractic College and the International
Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
John Amaro, DC, FIAMA, Dipl. Ac.
San Antonio, TX

Enzyme Therapy Certification Seminar
21st Century Nutrition
Howard Loomis, DC, FIAMA
Madison, WI

Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET)
Basic and Advanced Certification seminars
Devi Nambudripad, DC, L.Ac., RN, PhD
Buena Park, CA

Applied Kinesiology Certification courses
International College of Applied Kinesiology
Robert Rakowski, DC, DIBAK, CCN
Houston, TX

Functional Medicine Symposium on Inflammatory Disorders
Jeffrey Bland, PhD
Dallas, TX

Correcting Chronic Health Problems: A Nutritional Approach
Michael Lebowitz, DC
Cedaredge, CO

Neural Organization Technique, Basic and Advanced seminars
Carl Ferreri, DC
Atlanta, GA

Immune System Conference
Allergy Research Group
Houston, TX

Cranial/Pelvic Stabilization
David Denton, DC, DICS
Seattle, WA

Total Body Modification Technique
Modules I and II
Victor Franck, DC
Houston, TX

Contact Reflex Analysis
Parker Chiropractic College
D. Versandaal, DC
Dallas, TX

Percussor Technique Seminar
John Brimhall, DC, DIBAK
Dallas, TX

Neuro Emotional Technique and Neuro Emotional Extra Technique
Scott Walker, DC
San Diego, CA

Nimmo Ischemic Compression Technique and Myofascial Therapy, Parts I and II
David Brady, DC, CCN
Houston, TX

Craniosacral Therapy I and II
Somato Emotional Release I
Upledger Institute
Dallas, TX