Serving the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia and South Carolina.

Richard R. Hightower, Jr., M.D.

Richard R. Hightower, Jr., M.D.


Family Medicine, Primary Care



Board Certification:

American Board of Family Medicine


Family Practice, Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, GA

Medical School:

Doctor of Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA


American Academy of Family Medicine; Georgia Medical Society; Medical Association of Georgia

Hospital Affiliations:

St. Joseph's/Candler; Memorial Health University Medical Center
4.5 out of 5
3424 Patient Ratings


Dr. Richard R. Hightower, Jr. is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia and completed his residency at the Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Hightower specializes in family medicine and is an active member of several medical societies such as the American Academy of Family Medicine, Georgia Medical Society, and the Medical Association of Georgia. 

Patient Reviews

May, 2023

Dr. Hightower was helpful and is also a great listener and detailed when explaining his self. Thank you

May, 2023

Thank you Dr Hightower and his nurse Jennifer. Your enthusiasm on my comeback from cancer treatment and my regaining strength from all of it validates my efforts. Thanks again

May, 2023

Friendly staff and Doctor listened to my concerns.

May, 2023

Nursing staff goes up and beyond what is normal. They called me at 5:30 to change my appointment time because they felt it would be a benefit to me.

May, 2023

Dr. Hightower and his staff are very professional, courteous and helpful. I would recommend Dr. Hightower to whomever is looking for an MD.

April, 2023

Dr.Hightower and staff are always professional, courteous and friendly

March, 2023

Dr. Hightower has been my primary care physician since 2005. He is great! I have referred friends looking for a doctor to Dr. Hightower and they, too, were very pleased about his care of their needs.

March, 2023

I always have a good experience. Do not have any complaints about doctor or staff that's why I say with them

December, 2022

God's Blessings to my doctor and his staff very pleased with everything have a bless and wonderful holiday stay safe.

November, 2022

Dr. Hightower, Jennifer, and Kristen are amazing! Thank you for all you do!

November, 2022

Thank you all for the prompt services

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