Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

  • Division of Plastic Surgery
(608) 262-7906

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

  • Electrical Stimulation of Acute Fractures: A Narrative Review of Stimulation Protocols and Device Specifications.
    Nicksic PJ, Donnelly DT, Verma N, Setiz AJ, Shoffstall AJ, Ludwig KA, Dingle AM, Poore SO
    Front Bioeng Biotechnol 2022; 10: 879187
    [PubMed ID: 35721861]

  • Diversity Drives Innovation: The Impact of Female Driven Publications.
    Smith RM, Rathore S, Donnelly D, Nicksic PJ, Poore SO, Dingle AM
    Aesthet Surg J 2022 May 29;
    [PubMed ID: 35640257]

  • Surgical and demographic predictors of free flap salvage after takeback: A systematic review.
    Odorico SK, Reuter Muñoz K, J Nicksic P, Gunderson KA, Wood K, H Nkana Z, Bond E, Poore SO
    Microsurgery 2022 May 25;
    [PubMed ID: 35611652]

  • Women in Leadership and Their Influence on the Gender Diversity of Academic Plastic Surgery Programs.
    Garbuzov A, Babchenko O, Poore SO
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2022 May 24;
    [PubMed ID: 35608850]

  • Local Environment Induces Differential Gene Expression in Regenerating Nerves.
    Wood KL, Fonseca MIA, Gunderson KA, Nkana ZH, Israel JS, Poore SO, Dingle AM
    J Surg Res 2022 May 23;
    [PubMed ID: 35618492]

All Publications on PubMed