The BRampton Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Clinic is helmed by the affable and quietly competent Dr. Robert Sleighthom . In practice for over sixteen years, Sleightholm is admired and loved by patients and staff alike. In fact, the first we at Elevate laid eyes on him was at our magazine launch party, where he was dancing up a storm with members of his staff. You can add good dancer to his resume.
What is your best quality?
My people skills. I’ve always been able to relate easily to people regardless of their personality type or background. I’m easygoing and think I ahve a good sense of homour, so I’m usually able to develop a rapport. I think these are important assets in making my patients feel comfortable.
What is your favorite past time?
I love the outdoors, so any physical activity: things like skiing, snowboarding, hiking, waterskiing and swimming.
What would your ideal vacation be?
Traveling to historic locations. I have a keen interest in history and other cultures.
If you weren’t in your current profession,what would you be doing?
I really enjoy science fiction, so writing science fiction novels of developing science fiction scripts would be something I’d really love to do.
Who’s your favorite designer?
I’m not a victim of fashion. If it fits,looks good, is comfortable and belongs in this decade, I’ll wear it.
If you could change anything about yourself, what would it be?
I have a difficult time separating work from my private life. I’m always thinking about my patients and making sure they have access to me. Unfortunately, I don’t think this change is going to happen as my patients are too important to me. It’ll have to wait until I retire.
Have you even been stood up?
Is there anyone who hasn’t been stood up?
What kind of car do you drive?
My preferred ride is two wheels as opposed to four. Motorcycles give me a sense of freedom. Four wheels are for transportation,two wheels are for pure enjoyment.
If you were stuck on a desert island, what three things would you have with you?
Nourishment, my female companion and a yacht.
If you could have dinner with three famous people, who would you choose?
Stephen Hawking, so I could talk to him about my view of the universe. Tine turner, because I’d like to know how she overcame huge obstacles to become such a great success; and last but not least, God, because I have a number of questions only He could answer.
If a movie was made of your life, who would you choose to play your part?
Michael j Fox. He seems to have the right combination of a sense of humor and the human touch. He doesn’t strike me as being arrogant like a lot of Hollywood types.
What accomplishment are you most proud of in your life?
Apart from surviving past the blastula stage in fetal development, my experiences with volunteering medical surgery services in a third world country. It’s very gratifying to be able to provide critical care services to people who wouldn’t have access to these problems.