Family Medicine


Dean Mire, MD

East Tennessee Primary Care Associates
2001 Laurel Avenue Suite 101
(865) 549-4444

Board Certification:

American Board of Family Practice

Medical School:

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Dr. A. Dean Mire was born in Kingsport, Tennessee and is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He obtained his medical degree at The University of Tennessee at Memphis. His residency was at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC (now Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education).

Dr. Mire has thirty-five years' experience in family practice, with a specialty in geriatrics. He has been the lead physician for East Tennessee Primary Care Associates (ETPCA) since 1995, and is a Clinical Adjunct Professor with Lincoln Memorial University's Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Mire has previously served as Medical Director of Mercy Medical Center's Transitional Care Unit, NHC-Fort Sanders, and East Tennessee Baptist Hospital's Transitional Care Unit. In addition, Dr. Mire served as both a board member and as Chief of Staff of East Tennessee Baptist Hospital.

In addition to his local practice, Dr. Mire leads volunteer medical teams of practitioners to care for underserved and impoverished populations in Boucan-Carre, Haiti and Bouli, Haiti. He is a founding member of the Haiti Outreach Program and served as Medical Director since 2000.

Dr. Mire is a member and certified medical director with the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is board certified and re-certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He has also been a designated civil surgeon with US Citizenship and Immigration Services since 1999. Dr. Mire resides in Knoxville, TN with his wife and manager of ETPCA, Cindy. In his spare time, Dr. Mire enjoys golfing, reading about US history, mowing his lawn, and enjoying life with his four daughters, granddaughter, and dog Rudy.