Dr. Hightower completed a surgical internship at Temple after completing undergraduate and medical school studies at Louisiana State University. Residency was completed at Albert Einstein including chief residency in 1990.
Dr. Hightower joined the Radiation Oncology Department at Grand View Hosiptal in 1991 becoming the medical director in 1993. There he modernized the department starting programs of 3 Dimensional planning, Intensity Modulated Radiation and stereotactic radiosurgery.
He’s had an emphasis on prostate cancer throughout his distinguished career building a robust practice in Sellersville, PA. He remains on staff at Philadelphia Cyberknife as well as Fox Chase Cancer Center Buckingham, PA. In addition to chairing the Radiation Oncology Division, he was director of the board of the American Cancer Society, and a Board Certified member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology. Dr. Hightower was recruited to join MidLantic Urology and, together with Dr. Victor Risch, continue to practice of treating prostate cancer on a pathway of clinical excellence.