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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(42)
Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Hightower is Excellent. Dr. Hightower has been reviewed by 42 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
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Promptness 3.7
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Courteous Staff 4.3
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
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Bedside Manner 4.1
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Spends Time with Me 3.9
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Follows Up After Visit 3.8
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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. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level I
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level III
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2014 - 2017)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2014 - 2017)

Affiliations

Dr. Hightower has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Health University Medical Center 
  • Candler Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Russell Hightower MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 18 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard R. Hightower practice?
Dr. Richard Hightower has 3 office locations.
Dr. Richard Hightower practices Family Medicine near Pooler, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Savannah, GA.
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