Dr. David P. Hightower, MD

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine • Male • Age 51

9100 74th St
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 East Bannock Street
Boise, ID 83712
Alaska Native Medical Center
4315 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

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SHAWNEE MISSION MEDICAL CENTER
SHAWNEE MISSION MEDICAL CENTER
9100 74th St
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
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Emergency Medicine Of Idaho
9976 W Emerald St
Boise, ID 83704
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    Dr. Hightower's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Emergency Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine, 2006
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    Background Check for Dr. Hightower

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Texas Technical University
    Graduated in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Putt Co Meml Hosp-East Carolina U
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hightower & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hightower's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Hightower has admitting privileges:

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    • Alaska Native Medical Center

    • Saint Luke's Boise Medical Center

    • Weiser Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hightower

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hightower to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Hightower's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 2 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hightower
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    What insurance does he accept?

    • American Republic
    • Benesys
    • CHAMPVA
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • GEHA
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • HealthSmart
    • Medicare
    • Pacific Source
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
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    Office Locations

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    SHAWNEE MISSION MEDICAL CENTER
    9100 74th St
    Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
    (913) 676-2000 (Office)
    (913) 789-3106 (Fax)
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    Emergency Medicine Of Idaho
    9976 W Emerald St
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208) 229-3742 (Office)
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    Alaska Native Med Ctr Ortho
    4315 Diplomacy Dr
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 729-1600 (Office)
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