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
3225 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

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

November, 2022

Always the best people working. Great job!

October, 2022

Exceptional patient care provided by staff

October, 2022

Dr. Hightower and his staff are the best. Thorough, professional and courteous. Would recommend the South Coast offfice in Pooler to anyone looking for medical care and have them request Dr. Hightower.

October, 2022

As usual Doctor Hightower and his nursing staff take very good care of me! The girls in the office and in the lab are always friendly and caring!

September, 2022

Dr Hightower is very professional and caring Dr

September, 2022

I love the fact that I am in control of my health and Dr. Hightower is my advisor. He listens. Issues that need to be addressed by others, he makes the referral. The final decision to solutions are mine to make.

August, 2022

Great experience for my first visit. I?m impressed with everything about the practice.

August, 2022

The staff are very friendly and so helpful as well as attentive to the needs of the patients. Always kind and friendly service.

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