Leadership and Advocacy

  1. “Leading, Advocating, Challenging: Sitting Down With Ravi Goel, Ophthalmic Surgeon, Wills Eye Hospital, USA” (, October 2019)
  2. “2019 Senior Secretary for Ophthalmic Practice Nominee: Ravi D. Goel, MD” (AAO 2019)
  3. “I am an Advocate: Who Represents the Patients?” Dr. Goel featured as a patient advocate by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (AAO, 2014)


Wall Street to Main Street: Episode 12 – COVID-19: TeleHealth, TeleMed and the Practice of Medicine (Hosts Emily Advani & Reuben Advani. My guest podcast debut! We discuss COVID-19, telemedicine & my passion for protecting sight. May 2020)

Ophthalmology & Medical Conditions

  1. “Verify: Is it safe to wear contacts to a protest or can tear gas cause blindness?” (WUSA9 CBS Washington DC, June 2020)
  2. “Why People With Diabetes Should Get Their Eyes Checked” (HealthCentral, December 2019)
  3. “What to Know about Cataracts and Cataract Surgery” (AARP, January 2019)
  4. “Ongoing outbreak of rare eye infection found among contact lens wearers” (CNN, September 2018)
  5. “FDA approves first contact lens that gets darker in sunlight” (CBS News, April 2018)
  6. “CNN Anchor Erin Burnett Suffers Bizarre On-Air Eye Issue” (RadarOnline, December 2017)
  7. Fox 29 Philadelphia TV interview on solar eclipse & eye safety (August 2017)| Blog posts
  8. “Extra Vitamin C May Reduce Risk of Getting Cataracts” (Healthline, 2016)
  9. “Could You Be At Risk for One of These 5 Serious Eye Diseases?” (Women’s Health, 2016)
  10. “When is the Right Time to Have Cataract Surgery?” (PR Newswire, June 2015)
  11. “Daughter turning eye inward worries mom” (CNN, August 2010)
  12. “Why do I need bifocals?” (CNN, January 2010)

Physician Brand, Social Media & Online Reputation Management

  1. “Protecting Your Online Reputation: Five pearls to build your brand and optimize your social media presence.” (Retina Today, 2019)
  2. “Your practice doors are open. Now make sure exam rooms are full.” (AMA, April 2019)
  3. “Create a personal online physician brand that works.” (AMA, May 2018)

Physician Wellness & Physician Burnout (Moral Injury)

“How Headspace helps physicians, medical students tame stress” (AMA, Sept 2019)

Reporters, journalists, & bloggers: If you would like to interview Dr. Goel or need background information on an ophthalmology-related, patient advocacy, or health policy issue, please also contact him via his practice website here.

Dr. Goel is a clinical spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Media inquiries which are ophthalmology-specific may be emailed to