Dr Jill Magee 

BA(Hons) MA(Hons) MD(Hons) FRCPA






07 3878 0940


Special interests

Inflammatory dermatoses, alopecia, melanocytic neoplasia

































Dr Jill Magee is a specialist dermatopathologist with more than 20 years experience.

Born and medically trained in the US but having dual American and Australian citizenship, she graduated with in Medicine with Honours from Cornell University Medical College in 1987, completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and worked as a general practitioner for two years before going into pathology. She undertook her pathology training at the University of California, San Francisco, with specialist training in dermatopathology under the directorship of Dr Philip Leboit and Dr Timothy McCalmont. She was awarded a Dermatopathology Fellowship at the University of Colorado Denver, under the supervision of Drs Loren Golitz and James Fitzpatrick, which involved concurrent training pathways in dermatology and pathology. At this time she developed a special interest in alopecia which has remained an important area of her practice.

Dr Magee moved to Australia in 1996 after receiving an opportunity to work in Melbourne as a dermatopathologist and became highly respected for her work in the investigation of inflammatory dermatoses, alopecia and melanocytic neoplasia. She has participated in numerous research projects concerning alopecia, co-authoring many publications in this area.

She is widely published with more 20 journal contributions to her name. She has given several national lectures as well as numerous local lectures. Her background in clinical medicine gives her additional insight into the correlation between the patient's clinical presentation and the underlying pathology.

She has fellowships and memberships of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, The Australasian Society of Dermatopathology, the American Society of Dermatopathology, and the International Society of Dermatopathology.

Dr Magee has a longstanding interest in training and education, teaching dermatology and pathology registrars for more than 20 years.

When not at the microscope she plays competitive bridge at the state and national level. She is married to Terry, a criminal barrister and solicitor and the family includes dogs Anky and Oskar.

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