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Edwin C. McGee, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery

BIOGRAPHY


Edwin C. McGee Jr., MD is a cardiac surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the surgical director of Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Assistance for the Advanced Heart Failure Program within the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. He is a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and an associate professor of Surgery at Northwestern University at Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. McGee's special interests include heart failure, transplantation, mechanical assistance (VAD, LVAD), coronary bypass surgery, valve repair, aortic surgery, endocarditis, maze procedure and re-operative surgery.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. McGee completed his internship as well as his general surgery and thoracic surgery residencies at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a fellowship in transplantation, heart failure and mechanical assistance at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and served as a research fellow at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. McGee is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery and has been inducted into both the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha honor societies.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - 1993
  • Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital - 2002
  • Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic Hospital - 2004

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-664-3278

SECONDARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

800 N. Westmoreland Rd.

#102

Lake Forest, IL 60045

312-695-9797

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Aortic Surgery
  • Complex Cardiac Reoperative Surgery
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Ventricular Assist Devices

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus