Dr. Mark Hightower, MD

Dr. Mark Hightower, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
33 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Hightower, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brainerd, MN. He specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic

2024 S 6th St

Brainerd, MN 56401
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Hightower's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hightower treats Abdominal Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Hightower treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hightower performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Hightower performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hightower performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Hightower performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Hightower's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Lung Cancer
Melanoma
Multiple Myeloma
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach Diseases
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Urinary Disorders
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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