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Mitchell J Magee, MD

Mitchell J Magee, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Mitchell J. Magee serves as the Surgical Director of Thoracic Oncology and the Minimally Invasive Therapy Institute for Lung and Esophagus at Medical City Dallas. He is a member of Southwest Cardiothoracic Surgeons whose practice philosophy is to deliver compassionate world-class care to patients by providing them access to innovative therapies and state of the art techniques. Dr. Magee is the first surgeon in North Texas to perform minimally invasive laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgeries for cancers of the lung, esophagus and mediastinum. His practice now focuses on general thoracic surgery with a specialization in thoracic oncology and minimally invasive surgery. In 2007, Dr. Magee returned to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute to complete additional fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery. Previously, he completed a thoracic surgery residency at UPMC, his internship and general surgery residency at the University of Southern California, a research fellowship at M.D. Anderson and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. A committed researcher through the Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute (CRSTI), Dr. Magee is a sought after speaker and lecturer at numerous national meetings and has authored over 80 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He is active on committees in multiple professional societies including the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AATS), the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA), and the General Thoracic Surgery Club (GTSC). Named one of D Magazine's Best Doctors Dr. Magee has been honored by D Magazine as one of Dallas’ best doctors in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2016 as well as a Texas Monthly SuperDoc. He and his family have lived in Dallas since 1998. He is a native Texan.
Care Philosophy

I aim to deliver compassionate, world-class care to my patients by providing access to innovative therapies and state of the art techniques.

Coventry One

Texas TRUE Choice - Multiplan

Texas Health Network

Select Care of Texas

United Healthcare HMO

Superior Healthcare of Texas

Rockport Healthcare Group

Parkland Community Health Plan

Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc. - Medicaid

National Healthcare Solutions

National Choice Care

Managed Care Programs

Independent Medical Systems

Humana - Military Services

Great Western


Employer Health Network

Fidelis SecureCare

Coastal Comp Health Networks

Cooks Children's

CCN - Workers Compensation

Bravo Health

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Texas

Averde Health


American Imaging Management, Inc. - AIM


First Health

Beech Street



Private Healthcare Systems - PHCS - Multiplan

PPO Next


Principal Life Insurance

Universal Health Care Inc.

Coventry Health Care Plans



Blue Cross Blue Shield

Advanced Heart Failure


Cardiac Transplant

Chest Wall Cancer

Chest Wall Tumor Resection

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal Myotomy

Heart Procurement

Heart Transplant

Hernia Repair



Lung Cancer

Lung Resections

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Mediastinal Masses

Minimally invasive Thymectomy (VATS)

Minimaly Invasive Esophagectomy

Repair of Paraesophageal Hernia

Resection of Mediastinal Tumors

Steriotactic Radiosurgery


Thymus Cancer/Resection

Tracheal Cancer

Tracheal Tumor Resection

Treatment of Esophageal Stricture