John C. Magee, M.D.
Head, Section of Transplantation
Surgical Director, Pediatric Abdominal Transplant
Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan Health Systems
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
2926G Taubman Health Center, Box 0331
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0331
Dr. John Magee is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Section of Transplantation Surgery. Dr. Magee received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Michigan in 1996. During his residency, Dr. Magee spent three years as a research fellow in the Department of Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He also completed the Post-Doctoral Research Training Program at the University of Michigan. Following general surgery training, he completed a two year multi-organ transplant surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan. He joined the faculty in 1998.
Dr. Magee's clinical interests include the care of adults and children requiring kidney, pancreas and liver transplantation, as well as management of immunosuppressive therapy and its complications. Dr Magee is the director of the adult and pediatric kidney transplant program, as well as director of the pediatric liver transplant program.
Dr Magee's clinical research interests include the treatment of patients with acute liver failure, kidney and liver transplantation in children, and general issues related to solid organ transplantation. He directs several clinical research studies related to immunosuppressive therapy in adult and pediatric transplant recipients. His basic science research interests include the study of endothelial cell biology in inflammation, gene therapy in transplantation, and xenotransplantation. Current research activities are centered on the biology of the immunologically high risk transplant recipient.
Dr Magee has an active interest in education, both at the medical student and resident level and serves as one of the Assistant Directors of Surgical Education. He leads a weekly seminar series for third year medical students during their Surgery clerkship, and runs the weekly General Surgery Resident journal club. He also serves as co-director of the Surgery ethics seminar series as well as Transplant Grand Rounds.