He completed his internship and residency training in Head and Neck Surgery at the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, which was followed by fellowship training in Facial Plastic Surgery with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Hillstrom is Board Certified in both Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
In addition to his certification and training, Dr. Hillstrom has served as president of the Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (1998 – 1999), Chief of Staff of Blake Medical Center (1999 – 2001) in Bradenton and most recently, Chief of Staff of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (2004 – 2005) in Sarasota, Florida. In 1991, he was presented with the John Orlando Roe Award by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for the most outstanding scholarly paper in the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
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