Dr. Erica Hightower, MD

Dr. Erica Hightower, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Erica Hightower, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Cypress, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 2004 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.Read her story

21212 Northwest Fwy Ste 405

Cypress, TX 77429

Contact Information

(281) 201-5242

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 87% of peers
more than 85% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
more than 65% of peers

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Dr. Hightower's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hightower "Erica Hightower, MD is a board-certified endocrinologist who treats patients at DiabetesTexas, PA in Cypress, Texas. She offers treatment for a variety of different issues related to the endocrine system, including: Diabetes Metabolism issues Hormonal imbalances Thyroid disorders Bariatric issues Nutrition concerns Low sugar levels Dr. Hightower attended the University of Texas Medical School. After earning her medical degree, she also completed a residency and fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Hightower is board-certified in internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. She has more than a decade of experience working with patients. Dr. Hightower is a caring medical professional with a strong dedication to the health of her patients. She always takes her time to listen to each patient's symptoms and concerns so that she can provide the quality care they deserve. Patients interested in making an appointment with Dr. Hightower should contact DiabetesTexas, PA for more information."
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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

15  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Texas, Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Texas, Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Texas, Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Office staff is very unprofessional scheduling lunch in front of a patient I missed an appt in nov 2017, tried in dec, jan, feb to get another appt and got march 6 2018. They refused to refill my meds as office policy i must be seen within 3 mos. I was irate, so admin Jeannette sd they had a...Read More
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After several years seeing other doctors, I met with Dr. Hightower. It was the most informative session about my diabetes that I have experienced since my initial diagnosis back in 2006 by another doctor. She suggested a new and very different approach to my diabetes and it seems to be working. She...Read More
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At last someone who would listen to me and answered my questions as well as providing solutions to my problems. The plan of care was communicated effectively and everything is working and I am feeling human again.
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Dr. Hightower listens to her patients and always goes the extra mile to ensure all questions are answered. She is friendly, trustworthy and provides excellent care. You won't find better!
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She is very easy to talk with about diabetes and great at reviewing your options. She is concerned with establishing a workable solution to improving your health. You are given a full range of information and options. Wait times are very reasonable.
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