Anthony A. Admire MD
About the Practice
The selection of a plastic surgeon is one of the most important decisions you will make. It influences how you look and how you feel about yourself. Therefore, we at Admire Plastic Surgery do not take your decision lightly. We maintain a high standard of care, thoroughness and technical skill to serve our patients well. The staff and physicians at Admire Plastic Surgery will always strive to make your experience personal, comfortable and discrete.
I invite you to visit Admire Plastic Surgery to begin your own experience, and make a rewarding investment in yourself.
Dr. Admire specializes in:
Aesthetic Body – Body Contouring (arm, breast, tummy, buttock, thigh), Tummy Tuck and Liposuction
Aesthetic Breast – Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift and Male Breast Reduction
Aesthetic Face – Eyelid Surgery, Facelift, Necklift, Forehead Lift, and Nose Surgery
Reconstuctive Surgery – Cleft-Lip and Palate Repair, Hand Surgery, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision
Reconstructive Breast Surgery – Breast Reduction, Autologous Tissue Reconstruction, Explander/Implant Reconstrcution
Botox and Dermal Fillers
“The diagnosis of breast cancer is devastating. Dr. Admire was instrumental in helping me look forward to many more wonderful years!!”
- Patient WF
“I couldn’t have asked for better results. My recovery was so quick and I am so happy with everything.”
- Patient CM (breast augmentation)
“Dr. Admire – You’ll never understand how you’ve changed my life…You gave me back my young body! God bless you!”
- Patient MA (breast reduction & liposuction)
“It was so important for me to be comfortable with my surgeon and you were the only one I felt I would be comfortable with. Thanks so much!”
- Patient LD (breast augmentation)
“Thank you so much! I am so happy and grateful for what you have done for me!! You’re an excellent surgeon!”
- Patient TS (liposuction)
“Dr. Admire did an amazing job in sewing my face back together.”
- Patient WM (trauma patient)
“You have been recently recognized in a recent satisfaction survey for your excellent patient care. Thanks for your efforts at St. Joseph’s Hospital.”
“Thank you for meeting me on a Sunday when my cat scratched me. I was very impressed and deeply touched.”
- Patient KC (eyelid surgery)
“I want to send you some after photos of my breast reconstruction. I am very pleased. Thank you for helping to change my life.”
- Patient AM
“Dr. Admire inspired a great deal of trust and confidence.”
- Patient PH (breast reconstruction)
“Thank you for doing such a great job on my procedure. I am thrilled with the results and can’t wait to hit the beach this summer!”
- Patient KM (breast augmentation)
Background & Certification
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.
Awards & Honors
Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor
Named one of the “Best Plastic Surgeons in America” – Madison Media & Southwest Spirit Magazine
Affiliations & Memberships
Scottsdale Healthcare Shea
Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn
Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak
St. Joseph’s Hospital
Paradise Valley Cosmetic Surgery Center
Piper Surgery Center
Greenbaum Surgery Center
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Member
Royal & Ancient Society of American Plastic Surgeons, Member
Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
Rocky Mountain Association of Plastic Surgeons, Member
Maricopa County Medical Society
Missouri Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons – Resident Member
American Medical Association
Honors Program, University of Arizona
To schedule an appointment, please call us at 480-946-3155.