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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Poore received his medical training and doctorate from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and completed his residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He then did a fellowship in microsurgery and research at the Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery in Melbourne, Australia. 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. He is a member of the UW Health Breast Center.



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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Plastic Surgery

Microsurgery and Research at Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery, Melbourne, Australia

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Brown University, Providence, RI

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PubMed Articles
Babchenko O Garland CB Bentz ML Poore SO Psychological Theory as It Applies to Surgical Training. Ann Surg . 2019 May;269(5):812-814
[PubMed ID: 30614874]
Christie B Shulzhenko NO Poore SO Afifi AM Divulge the bulge: an international survey of abdominal donor site morbidity in free autologous breast reconstruction. J Plast Surg Hand Surg . 2019 Apr 23;:1-6
[PubMed ID: 31012787]
Soteropulos CE Tang SYQ Poore SO Nuances of Postoperative Management of Microvascular Breast Reconstruction Patients: Where Are the Data? Plast Reconstr Surg . 2019 Mar;143(3):672e-673e
[PubMed ID: 30601314]
Soteropulos CE Chen JT Poore SO Garland CB Postoperative Management of Lower Extremity Free Tissue Transfer: A Systematic Review. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2019 Jan;35(1):1-7
[PubMed ID: 30085347]
Hesse MA Israel JS Shulzhenko NO Sanchez RJ Garland CB Siebert JW Bentz ML Williams DH Poore SO The Surgical Treatment of Adult Acquired Buried Penis Syndrome: A New Classification System. Aesthet Surg J . 2018 Dec 13;
[PubMed ID: 30544206]
Chen JT Eisinger B Esquibel C Poore SO Eliceiri K Siebert JW Changes in Cutaneous Gene Expression after Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer in Parry-Romberg Syndrome. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2018 Sep;142(3):303e-309e
[PubMed ID: 29878995]
Zeng W Shulzhenko NO Dingle AM Poore SO Precise One-Suture Needle-Guided Technique for Window Creation in Supermicrosurgical End-to-Side Anastomosis. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2018 Aug 18;
[PubMed ID: 30121050]
Block LM Ollech CJ Poore SO Afifi AM Drains in Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction: Show Me the Evidence. Ann Plast Surg . 2018 Aug;81(2):248
[PubMed ID: 29916892]
Rivedal DD Nayar HS Israel JS Leverson G Schulz AJ Chambers T Afifi AM Blake JM Poore SO Paravertebral block associated with decreased opioid use and less nausea and vomiting after reduction mammaplasty. J Surg Res . 2018 Aug;228:307-313
[PubMed ID: 29907226]
Suminski AJ Ness JP Zeng W Novello J Brodnick SK Pisaniello J Dingle AM Poore SO Lake WB Williams JC Characterizing cortical responses evoked by electrical stimulation of the mouse infraorbital nerve. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc . 2018 Jul;2018:4756-4759
[PubMed ID: 30441412]
Israel JS Dingle AM Sanchez RJ Kapur SK Brodnick S Richner TJ Ness JP Novello J Williams JC Poore SO Neuroma Implantation into Long Bones: Clinical Foundation for a Novel Osseointegrated Peripheral Nerve Interface. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2018 May;6(5):e1788
[PubMed ID: 29922565]
Tang SYQ Israel JS Poore SO Afifi AM Facebook Facts: Breast Reconstruction Patient-Reported Outcomes Using Social Media. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2018 May;141(5):1106-1113
[PubMed ID: 29697604]
Zeng W Shulzhenko NO Feldman CC Dingle AM Poore SO "Blue-Blood"- Infused Chicken Thigh Training Model for Microsurgery and Supermicrosurgery. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2018 Apr;6(4):e1695
[PubMed ID: 29876161]
Kempton SJ Israel JS Capuano S III Poore SO Repair of a Large Ventral Hernia in a Rhesus Macaque (<i>Macaca mulatta</i>) by Using an Abdominal Component Separation Technique. Comp Med . 2018 Apr 2;68(2):177-181
[PubMed ID: 29663944]
Hesse MA Block LM Israel JS Poore SO Surgical Management of Massive Lower Extremity Lymphedema Secondary to Castleman's Disease. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2017 Dec;5(12):e1622
[PubMed ID: 29632793]
Israel JS Esquibel CR Dingle AM Liu Y Keikhosravi A Pisaniello JA Hesse MA Brodnick SK Novello J Krugner-Higby L Williams JC Eliceiri KW Poore SO Quantification of Collagen Organization after Nerve Repair. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2017 Dec;5(12):e1586
[PubMed ID: 29632766]
Ollech CJ Block LM Afifi AM Poore SO Effect of Drain Placement on Infection, Seroma, and Return to Operating Room in Expander-Based Breast Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg . 2017 Dec;79(6):536-540
[PubMed ID: 28671886]
Garg RK Wieland AM Hartig GK Poore SO Risk factors for unplanned readmission following head and neck microvascular reconstruction: Results from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, 2011-2014. Microsurgery . 2017 Sep;37(6):502-508
[PubMed ID: 27658935]
McCarthy J Hartmann E Bentz ML Rao VK Jee Y Rivedal D Poore SO Seeing is Believing? Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Pressure Ulcers: Implications for Surgical Management. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open . 2017 Mar;5(3):e1263
[PubMed ID: 28458977]
Chen JT Sanchez R Garg R Poore SO Siebert JW Helpful Hints for the Superficial Temporal Artery and Vein as Recipient Vessels. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2017 Mar;139(3):818e-820e
[PubMed ID: 28234889]