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

  • Barriers to breast reconstruction for socioeconomically disadvantaged women.
    Stankowski TJ, Schumacher JR, Hanlon BM, Tucholka JL, Venkatesh M, Yang DY, Poore SO, Neuman HB
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 2022 Oct; 195(3): 413-419
    [PubMed ID: 35969284]

  • Informed Consent Practices in Global Surgery among Plastic Surgery Organizations.
    Thadikonda K, Zhang R, Bruhn J, Nguyen PD, Poore SO
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2022 Oct 01; 150(4): 921-928
    [PubMed ID: 35939636]

  • Perspectives of Wisconsin Providers on Factors Influencing Receipt of Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction.
    Dudley CM, Stankowski TJ, Tucholka JL, Schumacher JR, Poore SO, Neuman HB
    Clin Breast Cancer 2022 Dec; 22(8): 840-846
    [PubMed ID: 36008204]

  • 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]

All Publications on PubMed