Matthew Carlson is a Professor of Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota. He is currently the neurotology fellowship program director, and cochlear implant program medical director at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Carlson also serves as the site director for Headmirror.com, an independent non-profit open access educational resource for otolaryngology trainees and practicing physicians. He has authored over 350 peer-reviewed publications, 40 book chapters, and has served as an editor on 5 textbooks. Dr. Carlson’s primary clinical and research interests surround vestibular schwannoma and cochlear implant care and outcomes. He also devotes significant time to educational content development.