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Elena Volpi, MD, PhD
Departments: Internal Medicine
Specialties: Geriatrics
Languages: English, Italian
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Dr. Volpi attended the School of Medicine of the University of Perugia, Italy, and graduated in 1989. There she also completed her Internship in Internal Medicine, her Residency in Endocrinology and Diabetes and her Ph.D. as well.

Dr. Volpi is an Expert on Aging. She is Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine, the Director of the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, and the Associate Director of the Institute for Translational Sciences.

Dr. Volpi is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Texas and California, and in Italy.  She is also certified by the Italian Board of Endocrinology.

Her research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of muscle loss in older adults and finding new treatments to improve muscle function and promoted independence in seniors.

Dr. Volpi specializes in Geriatric Diabetes.

Medical/Professional School:

Università degli Studi di Perugia - Perugia, Italy, MD, 1989

Università degli Studi di Perugia - Perugia, Italy, PhD, 1995


Endocrinology, Università degli Studi di Perugia - Perugia, Italy, 1991

Endocrinology, Università degli Studi di Perugia - Perugia, Italy, 1998


Diabetes and Metabolism, Università degli Studi di Perugia - Perugia, Italy, 1995


Rotating Internship, Policlinico Di Perugia - Perugia, Italy, 1989


,Italian Board of Medical Examiners

Endocrinology,Italian Board of Endocrinology

,United States Medical Licensing Examination

United States Medical License,Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

UTMB Health Geriatrics - Multispecialty Center
2660 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (281) 337-0704

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Very caring. #1. *Dr. Valpi.Aug 12,2016
Good for as many things wrong with me.Jan 22,2016
Love *Dr. Volpi - always so attentive & helpful. Truly concerned.Jan 08,2016