Opening in February of 2004 the Sarasota / Bradenton location was the first franchise clinic to open, and offers laser hair removal, Ultherapy Skin Tightening, CoolSculpting for fat reduction and more! Our Sarasota / Bradenton clinic is located just east of the interstate on exit 213 (University Parkway.) Take a right at the first light Lake Osprey Drive and we are next door to the Urgent Care Center and State Farm.
Dr. Robert Hillstrom was born and raised in Crystal Lake, Illinois. He earned his undergraduate degree (B.S), from the University of Notre Dame in 1980 and his medical degree (M.D.), from The Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine in 1984. He completed his internship and residency training in Head and Neck Surgery at Wayne State University, The Detroit Medical Center and subsequently was accepted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to undergo fellowship training in Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery which he completed in 1990.
Dr. Hillstrom is Board Certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is also Board Certified in Head and Neck Surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery.
Throughout his 25 year career, Dr. Hillstrom has remained dedicated to the art and practice of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has published numerous articles and is the author of a textbook chapter titled “Reconstruction of the Nose and Midface” for which he was awarded the John Orlando Roe award in 1991. He lectures frequently and remains very active through membership and leadership in a number of local, state and national medical organizations.
Dr. Hillstrom and his wife Sharon live in Bradenton, Florida and are very active in a number of civic, philanthropic and community organizations. Their two children, Patrick (26) and Sara (23) live and work in San Francisco, CA and Chicago, IL. In his spare time, Dr. Hillstrom enjoys golf, kayaking and relaxing evenings with his wife. He is very excited to be a part of Ideal Image and looks forward to assisting our clients to look and feel their best!
The Ideal Image Sarasota / Bradenton clinic is located just east of the interstate on exit 213 (University Parkway.) Take a right at the first light Lake Osprey Drive and we are next door to the Urgent Care Center and State Farm.