Magee, Dr Alan Gordon



Paediatric cardiology

Training and education

  • BSc in biochemistry - Queen's University Belfast, 1980
  • MBBCh (Hons) - Queen's University Belfast, 1983
  • Diploma in child health - Glasgow, 1986
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians - Edinburgh, 1986
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians - Edinburgh, 2000
  • MD - Edinburgh University, 2015


Dr Magee is a consultant paediatric cardiologist who joined the Trust in 2013. Before this, he spent 14 years as a consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He has 25 years' experience in treating heart disease.

In his current role, Dr Magee provides non-surgical treatments for congenital heart disease in both children and adults. His other roles include:

  • CQC specialist advisor
  • national delegate for the Association of Paediatric Cardiology
  • honorary consultant at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
  • honorary senior lecturer at the University of Southampton.

Key achievements

  • Elected chair of specialist advisory committee - Royal College of Physicians, 2012
  • First report of the use of Sildenafil in children with primary pulmonary hypertension
  • President of the British Congenital Cardiac Association from November 2017


Dr Magee's publications include:

  • Safety and efficacy of Sildenafil therapy in children with pulmonary hypertension. Karatza AA, Bush A, Magee AG. Int J Cardiol. 2005;100: 276-273.
  • 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.
  • Lloyd DFA, Ho SY, Pushparajah K, Chakraborty S, Nasser M, Uemura H, Franklin R, Magee AGPersistent Fifth Aortic Arch: the “Great Pretender’. Cardiology in the Young. 2017.


You can contact Dr Magee via his secretary, Gill Densham - call 023 8120 3358 or send an email.