Professor Timothy Magee

Professor Timothy Magee

Vascular and General Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Dunedin Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Timothy Magee at Spire include:

General surgery

Vascular surgery

Other treatments

 Professor Magee specialises in:

  • Minimally invasive varicose vein surgery
  • Local and general  anaesthetic vein treatments including foam sclerotherapy
  • Endovenous ablation using laser, radio frequency ablation and glue (cyanoacrylate)
  • Arterial surgery. Including carotid, aortic (Open and Endovascular repair)
  • Surgery and surgery for leg ischaemia
  • Deep venous disease
  • Venous ulcers
  • Lymphoedema
  • Spider and thread veins of the legs treatment using microinjection sclerotherapy
  • Veinwave treatment of red veins of the face
  • Botox treatment of hyperhidrosis

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Professional profile

Professor Magee is a Vascular Surgeon and a specialist in varicose veins treatments. He has been treating patients with varicose veins since 1988 and has been a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital since 1996. He was appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals in 2012 where he is a Senior Surgeon in the Thames Valley Vascular Network.

In addition, Professor Magee has a particular interest in the treatment of varicose veins. A service for assessment and treatment of venous leg ulcers is also offered. A service is also offered for the treatment of spider veins.

As well as vascular work, Professor Magee offers surgical treatment for excessive sweating and general surgical procedures including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia repair and anal surgery techniques.

He trained in Bristol, Exeter and Oxford. He has been a Council Member of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine and is a Member of the British Association of Sclerotherapists. Professor Magee has held and holds many managerial and academic posts including; Royal College Tutor, Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Examiner for the University of Oxford, Lead Clinician for Surgery, Divisional Director of Surgery, Chair of the Oxford Regional Blood Transfusion Committee and Member of the National Blood Transfusion Committee.

Clinical Interests

Treatment of venous disease: laser treatment, radio frequency ablation (RFA), glue (cyanoacrylate), foam sclerotherapy, microinjection sclerotherapy of leg spider veins, Veinwave of facial thread veins. Treatment of arterial disease: aortic aneurysm repair, (open and endovascular), carotid surgery, leg bypass surgery, arterial stenting.

Private contact details

Telephone 0118 955 3491
Website ,
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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Bristol / 1983

FRCSEd / Exeter / 1988

FRCSEngl / Oxford / 1990

MD / Oxford / 1996

Professor / Oxford / 2017
Professor of vascular medicine

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
European Society for Vascular Surgery
The Venous Forum
The Royal Society of Medicine
British Association of Sclerotherapists

Professional leadership

Examiner for Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading

Consultant Surgeon, Newbury District Hospital

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Visiting Professor, School of Computing and Engineering, University of West London

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Personal Profile

Professor Magee is married, he has two children and lives in West Berkshire. His main interests outside surgery are country pursuits, fishing and motorcycles.

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