Michael A. Buckmire, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Michael Buckmire, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Michael A. Buckmire, MD

Double Board Certified Colon & Rectal Surgeon

Top Doctors 2012, Top Doctors 2013, Top Doctors 2018 – Phoenix Magazine 

Top Doctors 2012, Top Doctors 2013, Top Doctors 2017 – Castle Connolly’s

Office: MESA-Mon. all day | Wed. PM

Dr. Michael Buckmire grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended Duke University for his undergraduate education and subsequently attended University of Maryland School of Medicine where he earned his MD in 1993. His surgical training was done in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There, he developed an interest in colon and rectal surgery during two years of intensive lab research during his residency. He then spent a year at Washington University – Barnes Jewish Hospital, in St. Louis, Missouri, undergoing further training as a fellow in colon and rectal surgery.

He initially took a position as an Assistant Professor in Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, teaching residents and running the medical students’ 3 year curriculum. He moved to the Valley in 2002 and has practiced colorectal surgery in the Phoenix Metropolitan area since then. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and performs all aspects of a colon and rectal surgical practice, including colonoscopy and laparoscopic colon resections. He has a special interest in malignancies of the rectum and anal region and inflammatory bowel disease.

Procedures Performed & Conditions Treated by Dr. Buckmire

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Banner Desert Tumor Board
  • Banner Peer Review Committee
  • Banner Surgery Committee
  • Vice Chair of Surgery at Banner Desert

Medical Education

Medical College of Pennsylvania



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