Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

  • Division of Plastic Surgery
(608) 263-1367

600 Highland Avenue
MC 3236
Madison, WI 53792


  • MD, PhD, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2004
  • Residency in Surgery, University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Madison, WI, 2009
  • Fellowship in Microsurgery and Research, Bernard O’Brien Institute of Microsurgery, Melbourne, Australia, 2010

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Poore specializes in microvascular surgery with an emphasis on breast reconstruction, as well as general plastic and reconstructive surgery, including reconstruction of the hand and post-bariatric body contouring.

Recent Publications

  • Effect of Nimodipine and Botulinum Toxin A on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration in Rats: A Pilot Study.
    Odorico SK, Shulzhenko NO, Zeng W, Dingle AM, Francis DO, Poore SO
    J Surg Res 2021 Apr 07; 264: 208-221
    [PubMed ID: 33838405]

  • The Impact of Prior Abdominal Surgery on Complications of Abdominally Based Autologous Breast Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Bond ES, Soteropulos CE, Yang Q, Poore SO
    J Reconstr Microsurg 2021 Mar 01;
    [PubMed ID: 33648009]

  • Evaluation of Racial Disparities in Postoperative Outcomes Following Breast Reconstruction at a Single Institution in Wisconsin.
    Nkana ZH, Wood KL, Karczewski AM, Gunderson KA, Lyon SM, Dingle AM, Poore SO
    WMJ 2021 Mar; 120(S1): S42-S47
    [PubMed ID: 33819402]

  • Risks of Free Tissue Transfer in the Hypocoaguable Patient.
    Reuter KD, Nicksic PJ, Poore SO
    J Reconstr Microsurg 2020 Mar; 36(3): e5
    [PubMed ID: 33548935]

  • Breast Cancer Extirpation, Reconstruction, and COVID-19: Paradigm Shifting Management during a Global Pandemic.
    Edalatpour A, Edinger KM, Gander BH, Poore SO
    Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2021 Jan; 9(1): e3396
    [PubMed ID: 33552821]

All Publications on PubMed