Professor Timothy Magee

Vascular and General Surgeon

MB ChB, MD, FRCS, FRCSEd

"A specialist in varicose vein treatments"


Specialises in

  • Venous disease and varicose vein treatment
  • Venous leg ulcers, spider and thread veins
  • Arterial disease
  • Hernia repair
I am a Vascular Surgeon and a specialist in varicose vein treatment. I have been treating patients with varicose veins since 1988 and have been a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital since 1996. I have a particular interest in the treatment of varicose veins. I also offer assessment and treatment of venous leg ulcers and a service for the treatment of spider veins.As well as vascular work, I offer surgical treatment for excessive sweating and general surgical procedures including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia repair and anal surgery techniques.I was appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals in 2012, where I was a Senior Surgeon in the Thames Valley Vascular Network.I offer free 10 minute mini-consultation to patients interested in vascular treatment. This is an opportunity to ask any initial questions you might have before booking a full medical consultation.I trained in Bristol, Exeter and Oxford. I have been a Council Member of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine and am a Member of the British Association of Sclerotherapists. I have held and hold 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.
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General Medical Council Number: C2806930

Treatment information

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

General surgery

Vascular surgery

Dermatology

Other treatments

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

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Hernia repair surgery
Vascular surgery

Special 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.

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Bristol / 1983
MB ChB

FRCSEd / Exeter / 1988
FRCSEd

FRCSEngl / Oxford / 1990
FRCSEngl

MD / Oxford / 1996
MD

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

Research and publications

Professor Magee has been active in research since his qualification from the University of Bristol in 1983.

He has published research based on the following clinical activities:

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,

Professor Magee has published over 100 peer reviewed papers on vascular and general surgery. He is editor of several books and a contributing author in others.

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

Personal profile

I am married with two children and live in West Berkshire. My main interests outside surgery are country pursuits, fishing and motorcycles.

Financial interests

Professor Timothy Magee owns 100% of one of the Veinwave and Ultrasound Machines used at Spire Dunedin Hospital.