Dr. Maia Hightower MD
Pediatricians — Oakland, CAContact Dr. Hightower
Dr. Maia Hightower specializes in pediatric medicine, internal medicine in Oakland, California. Details of Dr. Hightower's 10 years experience as an MD and education at University of Rochester are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Hightower
350 30th St
Oakland, CA 94609
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Maia Hightower identified specializing in
Pediatric MedicinePediatric Medicine
A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. A pediatrician deals with biological, social, and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. She obtained board certification from The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine.
Dr. Maia Hightower accepts the following plans for Blue Shield of California at 350 30th St
- Access + HMO
- Active Choice
- Active Start
- Added Advantage POS
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EducationDr. Hightower attended medical school at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and graduated in 2003 having 10 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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