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John A. Volpe, DPM, FACFAS

John A. Volpe, DPM

The founder of Rhode Island Foot and Ankle - Center for Heel Pain, Dr. Volpe has been providing foot and ankle care to thousands of adults and children throughout southern New England. Dr. Volpe is a native of Cranston, RI and he obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Providence College. He received his Podiatric Medicine Degree from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Volpe completed his surgical residency at Des Moines General Hospital in 1992.

He is board certified in foot surgery by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Volpe is on the educational committee for the Roger Williams Medical Center Podiatric Residency Program where he serves as a surgical attending.

As a cancer survivor, Dr. Volpe is involved in the Oral Cancer Foundation. He had the opportunity to carry the Olympic Torch for the 2002 Winter Olympics. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and kayaking, along with spending time with his wife, Natalie, and their two children, Alexandra and Jonathan.