Thomas Heineman is currently a practicing otolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon in a multi-surgery subspecialty group in the midwest. He is a founding editor of Medbullets and has been involved in the company since 2010. He currently treats patients with sinus disorders (rhinology), allergic disease, sleep apnea and sleep surgery, head and neck cancer, endocrine disorders including thyroid and parathyroid diseases, as well as voice and swallowing disorders. He is an early adopter of biomedical technology both in the operating room and the clinic. He is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed publications and national and international presentations. Prior, he completed his surgery training at the University of California Los Angeles where he was involved in numerous research endeavors ranging from genomics of head and neck cancer to bioabsorbable sinus implants. In 2015, he participated in a healthcare consulting internship at McKinsey and Company after the completion of medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. He received biomedical research training at The Rockefeller University completing a prestigious year-long research fellowship in the genomics of head and neck cancer which was funded by the NIH. He is a member of the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and neck surgery, as well as numerous other professional societies.