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Dr Magee is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton. He was initially appointed to a substantive consultant post at the Royal Brompton Hospital in 1999 and was trained at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and Guy’s Hospital London. He has particular interests in the interventional catheter treatment of congenital heart disease together with the training and support of interventional congenital cardiologists in the third world. He has edited a textbook in Paediatric Cardiology on the subject of Practical Paediatric Cardiology: case based management of Potential Pitfalls and is the author of 40 scientific papers. He is past chair of the Specialist Advisory Committee for UK Paediatric Cardiology training at the Royal College of Physicians and is the current President of the British Congenital Cardiac Association. He is also a Trustee of the charity Chain of Hope which treats children’s heart disease in developing countries and has led over 20 medical missions with this charity over the past 12 years.
Areas of interest
Interventional catheter treatment of congenital heart disease in children and adults; echocardiography in congenital heart disease.
Current NHS consultant posts held
University of Southampton
Interventional catheter treatment of Congenital Heart Disease, pulmonary hypertension.
Magee AG, Benson LN, Williams WG, Freedom RM. Systemic venous collaterals after the bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis: prevalence and predictors. J Amer Coll Cardiol 1998;32:502-508.
Magee AG, Huggon I, Seed PT, Qureshi SA, Tynan M. Transcatheter closure of the arterial duct: results of the European Registry. European Heart Journal 2001;22:1817-1821.
Magee AG, Brzezinska-Rajszys G , Qureshi SA, Rosenthal E, Zubrzycka M, Ksiazyk J, Tynan M. Stent implantation for Aortic Coarctation and Recoarctation. Heart 1999; 82: 600-606.
Myocarditis and Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young - Extensive Fibrosis Suggested by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance In Vivo and Subsequently Confirmed at Post Mortem. Babu-Narayan SV, McCarthy KP, Ho SY , Magee AG, Kilner PJ, Sheppard MN. Circulation 2007;116:e122-125
Safety and efficacy of Sildenafil therapy in children with pulmonary hypertension. Karatza AA, Bush A, Magee AG. Int J Cardiol. 2005;100: 276-273.
Bioimpedance spectroscopy measurements of phase angle and height for age are predictive of outcome following surgery for congenital heart disease. Marino LV, Meyer RW, Johnson M, Newell C, Johnstone C, Magee A, Sykes K, Wootton SA, Pappachan JVP. Clin Nutr. 2018; 37: 1430-1436.
Lloyd DFA, Ho SY, Pushparajah K, Chakraborty S, Nasser M, Uemura H, Franklin R, Magee AG. Persis-tent Fifth Aortic Arch: the “Great Pretender’. Cardiol Young. 2018; 28(2): 175-181.
Saundankar J, Ho A, Anderson RH, Salmon AP, Magee AG. Anatomical considerations for the management of a left sided superior caval vein draining to the roof of the left atrium. Cardiol Young. 2017; 27(5): 846-850.
Magee AG, Makhecha S, Bentley S. Risk-benefit considerations when prescribing phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors in children. Expert Opinion Drug Safety. 2015 May; 14(5): 633-42.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MB, BCh Queen's University Belfast 1983
- DCH Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 1986
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 1986
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2000
- MD University of Edinburgh 2015
Reference number 2803999
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- President British Congenital Cardiac Association 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Paediatric Cardiology, 1997
Affiliations / memberships
Association for European Paediatric Cardiology, British Congenital Cardiac Association, Royal College of Physicians.