About Me

Dr. Hightower completed his undergraduate studies with Dean's honors at The University of California, Santa Barbara. Following this, he attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine, where he was awarded the prestigious James E. DeMeules Surgical research prize. Dr. Hightower then completed General Surgery and Urology Residency training at both the State University of New York and the highly respected Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Dr. Hightower's practice focuses on minimally invasive surgical and medical treatment of all types of Urological Conditions, such as: Urological Cancers, Prostate Enlargement, Kidney Stones, Female Urology, Vasectomy and Reversal, Incontinence Issues, as well as Bladder Conditions.

Dr. Hightower joined Coast Urological Medical Group in 1999 and now serves as the group's President. In addition, he is also President of the Governing Board of Reagan Street Surgery Center in Los Alamitos.

Dr. Hightower is fully Board Certified in Urology by the American Board of Urology and recently was recertified by the board in 2011.

Dr. Hightower is a native of Southern California and resides in Long Beach with his wife, Heather, and their three children. In his free time he enjoys golf, sailing, and spending time with friends and family.

Dr. Hightower is currently accepting new patients.



Provider Specialty



Medical Education

University of Vermont College of Medicine



Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Locations & Affiliations


Coast Urological Medical Group

3771 Katella Avenue

Los Alamitos, CA

Insurances Accepted

Anthem Vivity HMO
Centivo ACO
Anthem Commercial HMO
Cigna Commercial HMO
Aetna Commercial HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO
BlueShield Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Alignment Medicare Advantage HMO
SCAN Medicare Advantage HMO
Health Net Medicare Advantage HMO
BlueShield Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
UHC AARP Medicare Advantage HMO
Anthem Pathway HMO
Cigna Value/Select HMO
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO
Clever Care Medicare Advantage HMO