Craig N. Piso, Ph.D.

Book Publications

  1. Author: Dream of Life…Live Your Dream – A Manual of Skills for Living for Today’s Young Adults, Self-Published, 2008
  2. Contributing author: The Navigator of Life – Keeping Your Ship of Life in Balance and On Course, by Nathaniel J. Williams, Ed.D., MHS, MPA, 2008
  3. Contributing author: Management and Leadership by the 3Ps – Utilizing Prompt, Pristine, and Particular Methods to Manage and Lead Yourself and Others, by Nathaniel J. Williams, Ed.D., MHS, MPA, 2009
  4. Contributing author: John Pinto’s Little Green Book of Ophthalmology – Strategies, Tips and Pearls to Help You Grow and Manage a Practice of Distinction, Fourth Edition, by John B. Pinto, 2011 (contributed to Appendix 1, The Ophthalmic Personality; and Appendix 18, Signposts of Surgeon Career and Life Happiness)
  5. Contributing author: Ophthalmic Leadership: A Practical Guide for Physicians, Administrators and Teams, edited by John B. Pinto, published by American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA), April, 2012 (contributed The Eight Roots of Healthy Power in Effective Medical Leadership plus 3 other chapters)
  6. Author: Healthy Power…Pathways to Success in Work, Love and Life, Balboa Press, 2012 (Note: Original manuscript reviewed and endorsed by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer)
  7. Contributing author: Pain, Purpose, Passion: That was Then, This is Now, compiled by Dr. Marilyn Gansel, edited by Patricia G. Horan, The Round House Press, 2015 (contributed Tempering Fires: The Invisible Truth That Set Me Free)
  8. Contributing author: SIMPLE…The Inner Game of Ophthalmic Practice Success, by John B. Pinto, published by American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA), 2015 (contributed the Afterword: A Psychologist’s Perspective on the Inner Game of Ophthalmology)

Journal Publications

  1. Pinto, John B. & Piso, Craig N., The Ophthalmic Personality: How to More Successfully and Happily Be (Or Work Among) Some of the Most Talented Professionals on Earth, Ocular Surgery News, Parts I, II, III, March, April, May, 2009
  2. Piso, Craig N. & Pinto, John B., The Leadership Dyad – Building Core Strength in Ophthalmology Group Practices, Eye World – The News Magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, March, 2010
  3. Piso, Craig N. & Pinto, John B., The Leadership Dyad – Building Core Strength in Ophthalmology Group Practices, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Spring, 2010
  4. Piso, Craig N. & Pinto, John B., Effective Practice Leadership Involves Balancing Authority, Power and Responsibility – Ten Communication Principles to Create a More Powerful and Effective Professional Team, Ocular Surgery News, February, 2011
  5. Pinto, John B. & Piso, Craig N., How’s Your Motivation?…An Inventory, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Winter, 2011
  6. Pinto, John B., Piso, Craig N., & Simerson, Candace S., How to address top issues administrators have with their doctors – A practice management consultant, a psychologist and a practice administrator offer strategies for addressing doctor-driven challenges, Ocular Surgery News, May, 2011
  7. Piso, Craig N., Ophthalmic transitions in later life, Ocular Surgery News, July, 2011 – sidebar to Issues and opportunities arise for the 55+ ophthalmologist by Pinto, John B.
  8. Pinto, John B. & Piso, Craig N., Working with family members in your practice poses unique challenges, Ocular Surgery News, June, 2012
  9. Pinto, John B. & Piso, Craig N., Frugal innovation: Getting your practice to think ‘lean’, Ocular Surgery News, October, 2012
  10. Piso, Craig N., Loosening attachments enables us to focus on a greater purpose, Ocular Surgery News, December, 2012 – sidebar to Changing practice environment requires that ophthalmologists examine their attachments by Pinto, John B.
  11. Piso, Craig N., Comfort is the enemy of change, Ocular Surgery News, February, 2013 – sidebar to For private practice surgeons, seven tips for changing times by Pinto, John B.
  12. Piso, Craig N., Strike a balance, not your people, Ocular Surgery News, March, 2013 – sidebar to How to deal with physician bullying in your practice by Pinto, John B.
  13. Piso, Craig N., Producing the sentinel effect at board meetings, Ocular Surgery News, July, 2013 – sidebar to Fixing broken practice boards takes care, consideration of many factors by Pinto, John B.
  14. Piso, Craig N., Begin with the end in mind, and with the courage to face it, Ocular Surgery News, November, 2013 – sidebar to Long-term business, life planning a critical task by Pinto, John B.
  15. Piso, Craig N., Creating a Smooth Path to Retirement, Review of Ophthalmology, Volume 20, Number 12, December, 2013 – contributing comments for article by Kent, Christopher, Senior Editor
  16. Piso, Craig N., Understanding Surgeon vs. Owner Leadership Styles in Practice Management, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Volume 23, Number 2, March/April, 2014
  17. Piso, Craig N., A metaphor for self-direction: The wind and the weathervane, Ocular Surgery News, Volume 32, Number 7, April, 2014 – sidebar to Do you have an intentional or accidental practice? by Pinto, John B.
  18. Piso, Craig N., Balancing Business and Medical Authority Within Group Practices, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Volume 23, Number 5, September/October, 2014
  19. Piso, Craig N., Tempo equals efficiency, Ophthalmology Management, Volume: 19, February, 2015 – sidebar to Inefficiency lurks in areas unseen and overlooked by Zack Tertek, Senior Editor
  20. Piso, Craig N., Introduction to Anisometropia decoded in standing column by Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD, What’s my line?: Pearls for effective patient communication, Eye World – The News Magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, March, 2015
  21. Piso, Craig N., Reaching Down to Stand Tall…Eight Roots of Healthy Power in Ophthalmic Practice Leadership, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Volume 24, Number 2, March/April, 2015
  22. Piso, Craig N., Introduction to Communicating astigmatism and its treatment in standing column by Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD, What’s my line?: Pearls for effective patient communication, Eye World – The News Magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, September, 2015
  23. Piso, Craig N., Motivating Staff to Create Alignment and Engagement, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Volume 24, Number 5, September/October, 2015
  24. Piso, Craig N., Influential Communications: The Art of Gaining Patient Confidence and Commitment, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Volume 24, Number 6, November/December, 2015
  25. Piso, Craig N. & Kim, D. Brian, Servant Leadership: A Case Study in Ophthalmic Practice Management, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Volume 25, Number 1, January/February, 2016
  26. Piso, Craig N., The cure for burnout: Self-empowerment, Ocular Surgery News, Volume 34, Number 9, May, 2016 – sidebar to Recognizing and addressing professional burnout by Pinto, John B.
  27. Piso, Craig N., Introduction to Communicating unplanned vitreous loss to patients in standing column by Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD, What’s my line?: Pearls for effective patient communication, Eye World – The News Magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, May, 2016
  28. Piso, Craig N., Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd: Recognizing and Managing Triangulation within Your Practice, Administrative Eyecare – The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Volume 25, Number 5, September/October, 2016

Please fill out this form