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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
Soteropulos CE Shulzhenko NO Nayar HS Poore SO The Effect of Perforator Skeletonization on Pedicled Fasciocutaneous Flaps of the Lower Extremity: A Systematic Review. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2020 Nov;36(9):634-644
[PubMed ID: 32583386]
Zeng W Gunderson KA Sanchez RJ Albano NJ Nkana ZH Thadikonda KM Dingle AM Poore SO The Blue-Blood Porcine Chest Wall: A Novel Microsurgery Training Simulator for Internal Mammary Vessel Dissection and Anastomosis. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2020 Sep 21;
[PubMed ID: 32957156]
MacKenzie EL Poore SO Slowing the Spread and Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19: Lessons from the Past and Recommendations for the Plastic Surgeon. Plast Reconstr Surg . 2020 Sep;146(3):681-689
[PubMed ID: 32496369]
Schumacher JR Stankowski-Drengler TJ Tucholka JL Poore SO Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB Utility of health services regions in examining socioeconomic disparities in receipt of breast reconstruction. Breast J . 2020 Jul 1;
[PubMed ID: 32608542]
Israel JS Dingle AM Pisaniello JA Hesse MA Ness JP Eliceiri KW Williams JC Poore SO Recovery and Regrowth After Nerve Repair: A Systematic Analysis of Four Repair Techniques. J Surg Res . 2020 Jul;251:311-320
[PubMed ID: 32200322]
Kim H Dingle AM Ness JP Baek DH Bong J Lee IK Shulzhenko NO Zeng W Israel JS Pisaniello JA Millevolte AXT Park DW Suminski AJ Jung YH Williams JC Poore SO Ma Z Cuff and sieve electrode (CASE): The combination of neural electrodes for bi-directional peripheral nerve interfacing. J Neurosci Methods . 2020 Apr 15;336:108602
[PubMed ID: 31981569]
Settell ML Pelot NA Knudsen BE Dingle AM McConico AL Nicolai EN Trevathan JK Ezzell JA Ross EK Gustafson KJ Shoffstall AJ Williams JC Zeng W Poore SO Populin LC Suminski AJ Grill WM Ludwig KA Functional vagotopy in the cervical vagus nerve of the domestic pig: implications for the study of vagus nerve stimulation. J Neural Eng . 2020 Apr 9;17(2):026022
[PubMed ID: 32108590]
Dingle AM Ness JP Novello J Israel JS Sanchez R Millevolte AXT Brodnick S Krugner-Higby L Nemke B Lu Y Suminski AJ Markel MD Williams JC Poore SO Methodology for creating a chronic osseointegrated neural interface for prosthetic control in rabbits. J Neurosci Methods . 2020 Feb 1;331:108504
[PubMed ID: 31711884]
Shulzhenko NO Zeng W Albano NJ Lyon SM Wieland AM Mahajan AY Williams D Bentz ML Poore SO Multispecialty Microsurgical Course Utilizing the Blue-Blood Chicken Thigh Model Significantly Improves Resident Comfort, Confidence, and Attitudes in Multiple Domains. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2020 Feb;36(2):142-150
[PubMed ID: 31689721]
Poore SO The Classification and Surgical Treatment of Adult Acquired Buried Penis Syndrome: A Call for Data and Collaboration. Aesthet Surg J . 2020 Jan 29;40(2):NP83-NP84
[PubMed ID: 31877210]
Dingle AM Ness JP Novello J Millevolte AXT Zeng W Sanchez R Nemke B Lu Y Suminski AJ Markel MD Williams JC Poore SO Experimental Basis for Creating an Osseointegrated Neural Interface for Prosthetic Control: A Pilot Study in Rabbits. Mil Med . 2020 Jan 7;185(Suppl 1):462-469
[PubMed ID: 32074371]
Cheng KP Brodnick SK Blanz SL Zeng W Kegel J Pisaniello JA Ness JP Ross E Nicolai EN Settell ML Trevathan JK Poore SO Suminski AJ Williams JC Ludwig KA Clinically-derived vagus nerve stimulation enhances cerebrospinal fluid penetrance. Brain Stimul . 2020 Jul - Aug;13(4):1024-1030
[PubMed ID: 32388045]
Babchenko O Scott K Jung S Frank S Elmaraghi S Thiagarajasubramanian S Rendell V Poore SO Bentz ML Garland CB Resident Perspectives on Effective Surgical Training: Incivility, Confidence, and Mindset. J Surg Educ . 2020 Sep - Oct;77(5):1088-1096
[PubMed ID: 32546388]
Soteropulos CE Tang SYQ Poore SO Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in Breast Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. J Reconstr Microsurg . 2019 Nov;35(9):695-704
[PubMed ID: 31370092]
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 Oct;53(5):265-270
[PubMed ID: 31012787]
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 . 2019 Aug 22;39(9):979-988
[PubMed ID: 30544206]
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 Major Histocompatibility Complex-Matched Arteries Have Similar Patency to Autologous Arteries in a Mauritian Cynomolgus Macaque Major Histocompatibility Complex-Defined Transplant Model. J Am Heart Assoc . 2019 Aug 6;8(15):e012135
[PubMed ID: 31313646]
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 Strategies for interfacing with the trigeminal nerves in rodents for bioelectric medicine. J Neurosci Methods . 2019 Aug 1;324:108321
[PubMed ID: 31229585]
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]
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]