Pearls of Wisdom: Developing a Successful Clinical Practice

Mark Sinesi, M.D., Ph.D

Mark Sinesi, M.D., Ph.D is Chairman and Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at EVMS (2005 onwards).  He completed his medical degree at Boston University, his residency at Tufts University School of Medicine and an NIH funded research fellowship in radiation biology at Colorado State University.   Dr. Sinesi has been active in clinical practice for over 25 years.  In 2004 he was awarded the Annual Medical Staff Award for "Outstanding Contributions to the Medical Profession and Distinguished Service in Radiation Oncology" by Obici Health Systems. Since then he has been named Healthcare Hero by Inside Business and annually as a 'Top Doc' in Coastal Virginia Magazine. He has been the founding director of 17 radiation centers and currently provides service at 3 local radiation centers and 2 centers at remote sites (Boston and Philadelphia).

Developing a Successful Clinical Practice

Building a successful clinical practice is multifaceted and based on such components as leadership styles, team dynamics, and interaction with patients. Dr. Sinesi shares his insight and experience into what it takes to develop a successful clinical practice including the components of being a successful leader and attracting patients to your practice. The insights shared are based on over 25 years of working with patients in clinical practice and within various hospitals/clinics.

At the end of the professional development byte you will:

  • Identify different types of practice leadership
  • Describe approaches to building a strong practice team
  • Utilize proposed strategies for building success and respect in your practice

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Pearls of Wisdom: Developing a Successful Clinical Practice  (CME Credit)

Pearls of Wisdom: Developing a Successful Clinical Practice (Non CME Credit)


  1. Center for Creative Leadership:
  2. The Center for Leadership Studies:
  3. Lencioni, P  The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, A Leadership Fable

* These resources were not used to inform the interview and are provided as suggestions for further reading

Release date:  June 01, 2016

Expiration date:  May 31, 2019

Dr. Sinesi has disclosed he has no relevant financial relationships