University of Wisconsin–Madison

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

    • Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in Breast Reconstruction: A Systematic Review.
    • Soteropulos CE, Tang SYQ, Poore SO
    • J Reconstr Microsurg 2019 Nov; 35(9): 695-704
    • [PubMed ID: 31370092]
    • Major Histocompatibility Complex-Matched Arteries Have Similar Patency to Autologous Arteries in a Mauritian Cynomolgus Macaque Major Histocompatibility Complex-Defined Transplant Model.
    • Maufort JP, Israel JS, Brown ME, Kempton SJ, Albano NJ, Zeng W, Kelnhofer LE, Reynolds MR, Perrin ES, Sanchez RJ, Sluvkin II, Thomson JA, Poore SO
    • J Am Heart Assoc 2019 Aug 06; 8(15): e012135
    • [PubMed ID: 31313646]
    • Strategies for interfacing with the trigeminal nerves in rodents for bioelectric medicine.
    • Dingle A, Zeng W, Ness JP, Albano N, Minor RL, Feldman C, Austin M, Brodnick SK, Shulzhenko N, Sanchez R, Lake WB, Williams JC, Poore SO, Suminski AJ
    • J. Neurosci. Methods 2019 Aug 01; 324: 108321
    • [PubMed ID: 31229585]
    • Divulge the bulge: an international survey of abdominal donor site morbidity in free autologous breast reconstruction.
    • Christie B, Shulzhenko NO, Poore SO, Afifi AM
    • J Plast Surg Hand Surg 2019 Oct; 53(5): 265-270
    • [PubMed ID: 31012787]
    • Repair of a Large Ventral Hernia in a Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) by Using an Abdominal Component Separation Technique.
    • Kempton SJ, Israel JS, Capuano S, Poore SO
    • Comp. Med. 2019 03 01; 68(2): 177-181
    • [PubMed ID: 29631659]

All Publications on PubMed