Dr. Stephen A Hightower, MD



Urology     -  California,  Long Beach

 Overview

Dr. Stephen A Hightower, MD works in Long Beach, California is a specialist in Urology and graduated University Of Vermont College Of Medicine in 1993. Dr. Hightower is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Sequoia Hospital, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Saint Mary Medical Center, Miller Children's Hospital and practicing for 26 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Urology

 Conditions

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Allergies
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Bladder Stones
  • Carcinoma
  • Cerebral Contusion
  • Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Craniosynostosis - Dandy-Walker - Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis - Sagittal - Dandy-Walker Malformation - Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Craniosynostosis, Philadelphia Type
  • Crouzonodermoskeletal Syndrome
  • da Vinci® Surgery for Endometriosis
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Extremity Pain
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Facetectomy
  • Facial Osteotomy
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fetal Surgery
  • Food Allergy - Mango
  • Food Allergy - Red Meat
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Localized Adiposity
  • Lymphoma of the Brain
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pediatric Airway Difficulties
  • Post-Dysenteric Arthropathy
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Scorpion Allergy
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
  • Sterilization
  • Sunburn
  • Thermotherapy
  • Tic Douloureux
  • Yellow Nails

 Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal (Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy, PCNL)
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Prosthesis
  • Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Removal (incl. TURP)
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Urology

 Years Since Graduation

  • 26

 State License

  • California

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


University Of Vermont College Of Medicine

Burlington, VT, United States

Graduated: 1993

Residency Hospitals


Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, NY, USA

Year completed: 1999

Undergraduate School


University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Graduated: 1988

 Awards

1   American Board of Urology
2   American Urological Association

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Coast Urological Medical Group

2888 Long Beach Boulevard Suite 340
California (CA)
Long Beach,
90806

  (562) 595-6891
Year Dr. Hightower Joined Practice:    1999
Avg. Appt. Time for Existing Patients:    3 days
Office Volume:    40 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes
Avg. Wait Room Time:    15 minutes
Avg. Appt. Time for New Patients:    3 days


Other Office Locations

 Coast Urological Medical Group

3771 Katella Avenue Suite 210
California (CA)
Long Beach,
90720

  (562) 430-0581

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Map & Directions



Coast Urological Medical Group, 2888 Long Beach Boulevard Suite 340, Long Beach, California (CA), 90806




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net of California
  • Large Group HMO
  • Large Group PPO
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Open Access
  • Options PPO
  • PacifiCare HMO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Long Beach Memorial Medical Center photo


Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

2801 Atlantic Avenue California CA, Long Beach, 90806

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center is a hospital located in Long Beach, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 14 of 15 procedures.






Sequoia Hospital

170 Alameda De Las Pulgas California CA, Redwood City, 94062

Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional healthcare to Bay Area residents since 1950. We offer a full range of medical, surgical and specialty programs.


 (650) 367-5551


Northridge Hospital Medical Center photo


Northridge Hospital Medical Center

18300 Roscoe Boulevard California CA, Northridge, 91325

Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a hospital located in Northridge, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 9 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 8 of 15 procedures.



Saint Mary Medical Center photo


Saint Mary Medical Center

1201 Langhorne Newtown Road Pennsylvania PA, Langhorne, 19047

Saint Mary Medical Center is a non-profit hospital located in Langhorne, PA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 15 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 12 of 15 procedures.



Miller Children's Hospital photo


Miller Children's Hospital

2801 Atlantic Avenue California CA, Long Beach, 90806

Miller Children's Hospital is a hospital located in Long Beach, CA.




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