Dr Hightower, MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

      Dr. Hightower was born and raised in Alaska and has been practicing in the state since 2012. He received his education at Western Washington University and Columbia University. He attended medical school at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and completed his orthopedic training in the same program. After training, he joined the Alaska Native Medical Center, a Level II trauma hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. While at ANMC, he became the Chief of Orthopedics and developed a joint replacement and trauma program, excelling quality and access for patients across the state. In 2017, he began treating the Southeast Alaska and Juneau community and moved his wife and 4 children to Juneau in 2020 at Enhance Orthopedic Surgery.

“My family loves living in Juneau and experiencing the beauty here. I’m excited to join the JBJC team and deliver the best care in our region. I’m passionate about  bone and joint health education and believe that the more a person understands their orthopedic issues the better decisions they can make. Personalizing care starts with understanding how your pain affects your activities. Together we can get back to what you love.

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