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Dr. Erica Hightower, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism*
4.6 (54)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Erica Hightower, MD

Dr. Erica Hightower, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Hightower, completed a residency at Southern Hills Family Medicine Continuity Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Hightower an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Hightower works at Diabetes Texas in Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetic Polyneuropathy, Vitamin_Deficiency and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Hightower's Office Locations

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    Diabetes Texas
    10490 Huffmeister Rd Ste B, Houston, TX 77065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
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Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Dyslipidemia
Diabetes Type 1
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Goiter
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Hyperkalemia
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Hypogonadism
Hypothyroidism
Lipid Disorders
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Perimenopause
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Autoimmune Diseases
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Autoimmune Thyroiditis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Conn's Syndrome
Cushing's Syndrome
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Graves' Disease
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Hashimoto's Disease
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Hyperprolactinemia
Hyperthyroidism
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Hypoparathyroidism
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Pituitary Tumor
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Thyroid Goiter
Thyroiditis
Thyrotoxicosis
Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
Vitamin D Deficiency
ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Cholesterol Screening
Dexamethasone Suppression Test
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Diabetic Foot Exam
Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
Obesity Counseling
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Screening
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Water Deprivation Test
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
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    • Prime Health Services
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.6
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    About Dr. Erica Hightower, MD

    Specialties*
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1629198726
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Southern Hills Family Medicine Continuity Clinic
    Residency
    Board Certifications
    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Erica Hightower, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hightower is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Hightower has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Hightower works at Diabetes Texas in Houston, TX. View the full address on Dr. Hightower’s profile.

    Dr. Hightower has seen patients for Diabetic Polyneuropathy, Vitamin_Deficiency and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hightower on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    54 patients have reviewed Dr. Hightower. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hightower.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Hightower, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Hightower appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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