Russell G. Volpe, MD
Dr. Russell G. Volpe is a professor and past chair in the Department of Pediatrics and Orthopedics at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine/Foot Center of New York, where he has taught since 1985. He was the founding Chair of the Department of Pediatrics from 1993-2006 and was also on the adjunct faculty of the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt College from 2003-2008. Dr. Volpe served as Medical Consultant to Langer Biomechanics, Inc. from 1992 – 2002 and is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine since 1988.
In completing his residency in Podiatric Orthopedics, Pediatrics, and a fellowship in Podopediatrics, Dr. Volpe has been in Specialty Pediatrics as a Podiatrist since 1986. He lectures regularly at major Podiatric Medical conferences including the New York Clinical Conference, the Western and Mid-West Podiatry Conferences, and at other medical conferences around the US and internationally across Canada, England, Scotland, and was the honorary Keynote Speaker at the 2006 Podiatry Congress in Doorn, Netherlands. In June 2013 Dr. Volpe served as a Keynote Speaker at the biennial 2013 Australasian Podiatry Conference in Sydney, Australia, and lectured on “Developmental pediatrics: torsional and congenital problems” and on “The role of foot orthoses in the management of pediatric lower limb pathology”. In 2010 Dr. Volpe presented a pediatric podiatry course to students at the CESPU Institute of Podiatry in Gandra, Portugal, and served on the faculty for the annual conference on “The Child’s Foot” of the Colegio Profesional de Podologos de Asturias held in Gijon, Spain.
Dr. Volpe has served on the editorial advisory board of Podiatry Today magazine and writes articles regularly on the child’s foot, contributing an occasional blog on topics of interest in podiatric medicine, and serves as a reviewer on pediatric topics for the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He has participated in a technical evaluation of “Back-to-school-shoes” for Good Housekeeping magazine and is co-editor of “Introduction to Podopediatrics” published in 2001.