Dr. Kortney D. Hightower, MD

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Dermatology | Male

Hightower Dermatology, Sun City Center, FL 957 E Del Webb Blvd Ste 101, Sun City Center, FL 33573 Get Directions
(813) 634-1484

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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Experience with Dr. Hightower
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (22)
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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Anal Warts
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold Sore
  • Condyloma
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cutaneous Candidiasis
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Cyst
  • Dandruff
  • Dermal Melanoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Dry Skin
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gorlin Syndrome
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand Eczema
  • Hemangioma
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Hirsutism
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Keratosis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lesion
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lyme Disease
  • Measles
  • Melanoma
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Psoriasis
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Pemphigoid
  • Photosensitivity
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Pruritus
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Ulcer
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts
  • Xerosis

Procedures Performed

  • 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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of South Alabama / College of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    University of South Florida

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    University of South Florida

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Auburn University

    Graduated in 1998

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hightower's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hightower

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hightower's Care Philosophy

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.