Dr. Kortney Hightower, MD

Dr. Kortney Hightower, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Kortney Hightower, MD is a dermatologist in Sun City Center, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University of South Alabama / College of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in dermatology.

957 E Del Webb Blvd Ste 101

Sun City Center, FL 33573

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hightower performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Hightower's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hightower "At Hightower Dermatology, patient care is our top priority! Every patient deserves my complete attention and expertise when they come to see me. I enjoy helping people to resolve their dermatologic conditions in the safest, best and most timely manner with a patient focused approach."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

109  Conditions Treated

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59  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Chemical Peel
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Destruction of Vaginal Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Electrocautery
  • Electrosurgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Nail Surgery
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University of South Alabama / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of South Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of South Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hightower has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hightower's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hightower to family and friends
29 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hightower's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great staff. I didn't really need to see Dr. Hightower, but I saw his ARNP. She was excellent and explained things clearly to me.
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My husband and I are new patients. We went for a full body exam. Dr. Hightower did an extremely thorough, slow and careful exam --even of the scalp. On me he found a suspicious site, took a sample and I return today for removal of a squamous cell cancer on my leg. He listens carefully, has a...more
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Dr. Hightower was very thorough and fully explained the necessary procedure.
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