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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
3031 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

April, 2022

Already recommended several persons to SC and they appear to be happy w your service.

April, 2022

Excellent visit as always. Medical assistant Jennifer B. was efficient and helpful as always. And always appreciate time with Dr Hightower and his willingness to answer questions.

April, 2022

I enjoy my visits to Southcoast Health They are very professional and have become friends!

April, 2022

Genuine and Excellent care

April, 2022

I'm very thankful for South Coast Health and Dr. Hightower and his staff God's Blessings to you all.

April, 2022

Dr. Hightower has been my doctor for several years. He has restored my confidence in real "family

March, 2022

Nurse was helpful and helped me into wheel chair and made sure I was okay. She pushed me out to the car and helped me get into car. Very helpful.

November, 2021

Dr. Hightower, Jennifer and staff is always patient, friendly, and caring at any visit. I would recommend anyone to see them. He is a great doctor with a bless staff. Keep up the wonderful work and amazing care you give to your patients.

November, 2021

Very pleased with professionalism of all staff.

November, 2021

Dr Hightower is the best health provider I have had

November, 2021

Dr Hightower is a good doctor with an excellent staff. From the check-in at the front desk (Malinda) to the staff in the lab to the check-out desk everything went smoothly.

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