Maria P. McGee, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Maria P. McGee, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6716 | Department: 336-716-4171


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Education & Training

  • M.D., Univ Granada Faculty of Medicine-Spain, 1974
  • Internship, Univ Granada Faculty of Medici, 1974
  • Fellowship, WFU School of Medicine, 1976


  • Am Heart Association
  • Am Soc of Hematology
  • Am Soc of Microbiology
  • Assoc For Gerontology In Highe
  • Biophysics Society
Maria P. McGee, M.D.

Maria P. McGee, M.D.

Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6716 | Department: 336-716-4171


Recent Publications

Zheng ZL, Morykwas MJ, Tatter S, Gordon S, McGee M, Green H, Argenta LC. Ameliorating spinal cord injury in an animal model with mechanical tissue resuscitation. Neurosurgery. 2016;78(6):868-876.

McGee MP, Morykwas MJ, Jordan JE, Wang R, Argenta LC. Local fluid transfer regulation in heart extracellular matrix. J Physiol Biochem. 2016;72(2):255-268.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Argenta L. Measuring hydraulic conductance and hydration potential of brain extracellular matrix by osmotic stress [abstract]. Biophys J. 2016;110(3 Suppl 1):149A-150A.

Jordan JE, Pereira BD, Lane MR, Morykwas MJ, McGee M, Argenta LC. Mechanical tissue resuscitation (MTR): a nonpharmacological approach to treatment of acute myocardial infarction. J Card Surg. 2015;30(8):659-667.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Jordan J, Argenta L. Correlating heart interstitium structure and function using hydration and Magnetic Resonance Image (MRI) analyses [abstract]. Biophys J. 2015;108(2 Suppl 1):148A.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Campbell D, Hoge K, Argenta L. Interstitial-matrix edema in burns: mechanistic insights from subatmospheric pressure treatment in vivo. Wound Repair Regen. 2014;22(1):96-102.

Zheng ZL, Morykwas M, Campbell D, McGee M, Hollingsworth C, Adams F, Mays J, Tatter S, Argenta L. Mechanical tissue resuscitation at the site of traumatic brain injuries reduces the volume of injury and hemorrhage in a swine model. Neurosurgery. 2014;75(2):152-162.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, McCabe E, Kearns M, Argenta L. Water potential of cell microenvironments modulates their proliferation [abstract]. Biophys J. 2014;106(2 Suppl 1):174A.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Hoge K, Campbell D, Argenta L. Interstitial-matrix' fluid-fluxes in vivo: subatmospheric pressure reverses hydration-potential in heat-denatured dermis [abstract]. Biophys J. 2013;104(2 Suppl 1):336A.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Wang R, Jordan J, Argenta L. Interstitial matrix flow-regulation: myocardial fibroblasts respond to colloidosmotic pressure [abstract]. Circ Res. 2013;113(4 Suppl):A061.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Shelton J, Argenta L. Collagen unfolding accelerates water influx, determining hydration in the interstitial matrix. Biophys J. 2012;103(10):2157-2166.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Jordan J, Argenta L. Ischemia-reperfusion injury decreases myocardial hydration potential without changing flow resistance in the interstitial matrix [abstract]. Circ Res. 2012;111(4 Suppl):235.

McGee MP, Morykwas MJ, Argenta LC. The local pathology of interstitial edema: surface tension increases hydration potential in heat-damaged skin. Wound Repair Regen. 2011;19(3):358-367.

Levine HA, McGee MP, Serna S. Diffusion and reaction in the cell glycocalyx and the extracellular matrix. J Math Biol. 2010;60(1):1-26.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Argenta L. Fluid transport in the extracellular matrix: kinetic changes induced by metabolic inhibitors [abstract]. Biophys J. 2009;96(3 Suppl 1):626a.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Levi-Polyachenko N, Argenta L. Swelling and pressure-volume relationships in the dermis measured by osmotic-stress technique. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009;296(6):R1907-1913.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Argenta L. Coagulation responses during tissue injury and repair: water potential as an independent variable across biological scales [abstract]. In: Abstract Booklet of the 18th Annual Growth Factor and Signal Transduction Symposium: Systems Biology: Integrative, Comparative, and Multi-Scale Modeling; 2008 Sept 18-21; Ames (IA). 2008;():27.

McGee MP, Levivne HA, Serna S. Identification of mechanisms mediating coagulation factor penetration into the glycocalyx: mathematical modelling of transfer to TF (tissue factor) sites [abstract]. Blood. 2006;108(11 Pt 2):82b.

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Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Maria P. McGee, M.D.

Maria P. McGee, M.D.

Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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