Anthony A. Admire, M.D.
Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Admire is a native Arizonan who grew up in Tucson, Arizona. He went to high school (Santa Rita), college (University of Arizona) and medical school (University of Arizona) all in Tucson. He then did a combined five year General Surgery and Plastic Surgery residency in St. Louis, MO (Saint Louis University). He then returned to Tucson after completing his residency and took a position with the University of Arizona, University of Arizona College of Medicine and University Physicians Healthcare as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Chief of Plastic Surgery. He very much enjoyed working at a teaching hospital, instructing both medical students and residents. He also enjoyed sharing ideas and thoughts with his fellow colleagues.
Dr. Admire moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in the summer of 2007 and very much enjoys his solo private practice and being closer to family.
Chief of Plastic Surgery, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn
Former Chief of Plastic Surgery, University Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
Former Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Publications and Presentations
A Growing Wound-care Market a Priority for Healthcare Firms. The Arizona Republic, March 13, 2007.
Admire A, Shanks L, Danzl N, Wang M, Weier U, Stevens W, Hunt E, Weinert T. Cycles of chromosome instability are associated with a fragile site and are increased by defects in DNA replication and checkpoint controls in yeast Genomic Instability in Yeast: Telomeres and Checkpoint Genes Collaborate to Initiate Multiple Primary and Secondary Events.
Genes and Development 20:1-15, 2006.
Admire AA, Greenfeld JI, Cosentino CM, Samimi KJ, Ghory MJ. Repair of Cloacal Exstrophy, Omphalocele, and Gastroschisis Using Porcine Small Intestinal Submucosa Graft or a Cadaveric Skin Homograft. Plast Recon Surg. 112:1059, 2003.
Admire AA, Dolich MO, Sisley AC, Samimi KJ. Massive Ventral Hernias: Role of Tissue Expansion in Abdominal Wall Restoration Following Abdominal Compartment Syndrome. American Surgeon. 68:491-6, May 2002.
Shim VC, Admire AA, Heidenreich RA, Samimi KJ. Autosomal Dominant Inheritance Pattern for Trigger Thumb. Plast Recon Surg. 109:242, 2000.
Weinert TA, Little E., Shanks L, Admire A, Gardner R., Putnam C, Michelson R., Nyberg K, Sundareshan P. Details and Concerns Regarding the G2/M DNA Damage Checkpoint in Budding Yeast. Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology. 2000.
Admire AA, Benjamin JA. Volumetric Wear Analysis of Polyethylene Tibial Inserts in Artificial Knees. Journal of Investigative Medicine. Volume 7, Number 2, February 1999.
Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery. 11th Annual Menopause Conference. University Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona. April 14, 2007.
Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery. IAAP Membership Meeting. Sheraton Four Points, Tucson, Arizona. February 21, 2007.
Admire A. A Challenging Scalp and Calvarial Reconstruction – Case Report. Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children Symposium. Tucson, Arizona. February 22-24, 2007
Admire A. Efficacy of Common Wound Healing Agents – A Literature Review. Missouri Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, April 8, 2006.
Emergency Room Diagnosis & Treatment of Common Hand Injuries. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University. February 6, 2005.
Melanoma – Current Management. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University. August 23, 2003.
Repair of Cloacal Exstrophy, Omphalocele, and Gastroschisis Using Porcine Small Intestinal Submucosa Graft or a Cadaveric Skin Homograft. Samimi KJ, Admire AA, Greenfeld JI, Cosentino CC, Ghory MJ. American Society of Plastic Surgeons 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 4, 2001.
Volumetric Wear Analysis of Polyethylene Tibial Inserts in Artificial Knees, AA Admire. Twenty Seventh Annual Western Student Medical Research Forum, Jan. 27-30, 1999, Carmel, CA.
Hobbies and Interests
Susan G. Komen, Race For The Cure, 2009 - Current
Arizona Kidney Foundation, 2010 - 2011
National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Team in Training, 2006 - 2009
Member – Rodney Glassman Foundation, 2006 – 2008
Commitment to Underserved People Program, 1997 - 2001
Personal Golf, Triathlons, Biking, Snowboarding, Skiing, Surfing, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Guitar, Musicals, Theater, Movies
Golf, Triathlons, Biking, Snowboarding, Skiing, Surfing, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Guitar, Musicals, Theater, Movies