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

  • Use of Ambient Light Compatible Fluorescence-Guided Surgical Technology for Objective Assessment of Flap Perfusion in Autologous Breast Reconstruction.
    Shaffrey EC, Moura SP, Seitz AJ, Jupitz S, Seets T, Kawahara T, Uselmann A, Lin C, Poore SO
    J Reconstr Microsurg 2024 Jun 05;
    [PubMed ID: 38838710]

  • Livestreaming Microsurgery Education: An Avenue to Expand Global Plastic Surgery.
    Eftekari SC, Zeng W, Shaffrey EC, Reuter Munoz KD, Donnelly DT, Dingle AM, Poore SO
    Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2024 May; 12(5): e5797
    [PubMed ID: 38741601]

  • Predicting Nipple Necrosis with a "Lights-on" Indocyanine Green Imaging System: A Report of Two Patients.
    Shaffrey EC, Moura SP, Jupitz S, Seets T, Kawahara T, Uselmann A, Lin C, Poore SO
    Arch Plast Surg 2024 May; 51(3): 337-341
    [PubMed ID: 38737846]

  • Heterotopic Auxiliary Whole Liver Rat Transplant Model Utilizing a Hepaticoureterostomy for Allograft Rejection Studies.
    Verhoven B, Zeng W, Chlebeck P, Matkowskyj K, Jennings H, Poore S, Al-Adra D
    J Vis Exp 2024 Mar 08;
    [PubMed ID: 38526116]

  • 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]

All Publications on PubMed