Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

  • Chair, Division of Plastic Surgery
(608) 262-7906

600 Highland Avenue
MC 3236
Madison, WI 53792


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

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

  • Perforator Dissection Porcine Abdominal Model: A Novel Simulator to Improve Microsurgical Training.
    Shaffrey EC, Zeng W, Nicksic PJ, Eftekari SC, Frank JM, Dingle AM, Poore SO
    J Reconstr Microsurg 2024 Feb 23;
    [PubMed ID: 38395058]

  • From Tip of Brush to Tip of Knife: The Relationship Between Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction and the Classical Arts.
    Wood Matabele KL, Nkana ZH, Seitz AJ, Edalatpour A, Mahajan AY, Poore SO
    Aesthet Surg J 2024 Feb 07;
    [PubMed ID: 38323872]

  • Microsurgical Simulation Training Enhances Medical Student Subinternship Experience.
    Zhang R, Zeng W, Dingle A, Poore SO
    Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2024 Jan; 12(1): e5502
    [PubMed ID: 38223566]

  • Modified Frailty Index predicts postoperative complications following adult-acquired buried penis surgery: A retrospective cohort study.
    Moura SP, Shaffrey EC, Lam CS, Seitz AJ, Edalatpour A, Israel JS, Michelotti BF, Grimes MD, Williams DH, Poore SO
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2024 Jan; 88: 493-499
    [PubMed ID: 38101263]

  • Trigeminal or peripheral nerve stimulation improves functional outcomes of nerve recovery in a rodent forelimb gap repair model.
    Nicksic PJ, Donnelly DT, Zeng W, Seitz AJ, Poore SO, Suminski AJ, Dingle AM
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2024 Jan; 88: 57-65
    [PubMed ID: 37952438]

All Publications on PubMed