This page includes pdf files and links to recent talks.


  1. Difficulties in Operating an Ophthalmic Practice Post Covid (AAO OBC Sept 2023, pdf)
  2. Lights, Camera, Record! How I Make Surgical Videos (RWO April 2023, pdf)
  3. Thriving in Today’s Environment (AAO MYF April 2023, pdf)


  1. The Ophthalmic Office of the Future (pdf)
  2. The Ophthalmic Practice and the New Normal (pdf)
  3. Innovations in Ophthalmology Symposium: Parker Heath Lecture Introduction (pdf)
  4. Inclusive Leadership: Enhancing Delivery of Patient Care (pdf)
  5. Leadership Pearls for Young Ophthalmologists (pdf)
  6. Five Pearls to Transform Your Physician Brand (pdf)

Recent talks available on YouTube:

1. 5 Pearls to Transform Your Physician Brand (9 minutes)

My top 5 pearls which will help physicians and professionals create & curate a physician brand.

2. Protect Your Online Reputation (2017) (60 minutes)

Patients increasingly rely on internet rating sites to find medical providers. The information on these websites is rarely monitored and reviews are often inaccurate. A single negative comment can damage professional reputation and affect practice growth. Monitoring online presence and social media to address negative comments is a daunting task which can no longer be ignored.

Dr. Goel provides strategies to effectively monitor your online reputation. You will learn common techniques to support promoters, address critics, engage in social media, and establish a positive internet presence.

You’ll learn how to effectively address negative comments, which may otherwise ruin your professional reputation, practice success, and profitability.

3. Growing Your Practice Through Collaborative Partnerships (2019) (60 minutes)

By collaborating with other physicians and practices, you can amplify your strengths, shore up your weaknesses, and save time and money. Shared authority, resources, and accountability between practices can help you achieve common goals that would otherwise be very difficult or expensive to accomplish.

In this session, Ravi D. Goel, MD, introduces numerous leadership and collaboration concepts to help ophthalmic and medical practices realize their full potential.

You’ll learn: The three behaviors of a collaborative leadership style, essential when forming partnerships. Common collaboration mis-steps that can throw your plan off track and how to overcome barriers. Leadership and partnership lessons from some of today’s business experts.