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Internist, Geriatric Specialist (elderly care)
30 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Stephen Hightower is Excellent. Dr. Hightower has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Stephen Hightower, FACP, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Diabetes

Education & Awards

Dr. Hightower graduated from University of New Mexico , Albuquerque. He has 10 awards.

Intern of the Year, 1982-1983
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Intern of the Year, 1983, 1982
Resident of the Year, 1984, 1983
Resident of the Year, 1983-1984
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Physician Office Systems Recognition (2015 - 2017)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2015 - 2018)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Hightower has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Espanola Hospital 
  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Stephen Frank Hightower FACP and MD is a male Internist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. Stephen F. Hightower practice?
Dr. Stephen Hightower has 1 office location.
Dr. Stephen Hightower practices Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine near Rio Rancho, NM.
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