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

  • Reply: Slowing the Spread and Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19: Lessons from the Past and Recommendations for the Plastic Surgeon.
    MacKenzie EL, Poore SO
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 06 01; 147(6): 1078e-1079e
    [PubMed ID: 33961617]

  • Effect of Nimodipine and Botulinum Toxin A on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration in Rats: A Pilot Study.
    Odorico SK, Shulzhenko NO, Zeng W, Dingle AM, Francis DO, Poore SO
    J Surg Res 2021 Aug; 264: 208-221
    [PubMed ID: 33838405]

  • Rates of Ipsilateral Local-regional Recurrence in High-risk Patients Undergoing Immediate Post-mastectomy Reconstruction (AFT-01).
    Dudley CM, Wiener AA, Stankowski-Drengler TJ, Schumacher JR, Francescatti AB, Poore SO, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB
    Clin Breast Cancer 2021 Mar 27;
    [PubMed ID: 34103255]

  • The Impact of Prior Abdominal Surgery on Complications of Abdominally Based Autologous Breast Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Bond ES, Soteropulos CE, Yang Q, Poore SO
    J Reconstr Microsurg 2021 Sep; 37(7): 566-579
    [PubMed ID: 33648009]

  • Evaluation of Racial Disparities in Postoperative Outcomes Following Breast Reconstruction at a Single Institution in Wisconsin.
    Nkana ZH, Wood KL, Karczewski AM, Gunderson KA, Lyon SM, Dingle AM, Poore SO
    WMJ 2021 Mar; 120(S1): S42-S47
    [PubMed ID: 33819402]

All Publications on PubMed