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Dr. Richard Russell Hightower MD is a male Emergency Medicine Specialist, has 17 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and Emergency Medical Services.
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Dr. Richard Hightower has 3 office locations.
Primary Care
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Ste 701
Pooler, GA 31322

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Hightower is Good. Dr. Hightower has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.4
  • Currently 2.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.9
  • Currently 2.8888888888889 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.6
  • Currently 2.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.4
  • Currently 2.375 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Hightower, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications

Education & Awards

Dr. Hightower graduated from Mercer University, Macon.


Dr. Hightower has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Health University Medical Center 
  • Candler Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Hightower accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia - 2 plans
  • Anthem - 22 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard R. Hightower practice?
Dr. Richard Hightower practices Family Medicine and Emergency Medical Services near Pooler, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Savannah, GA.
See Pooler Family Physicians and Pooler Emergency Physicians.