Department of Surgery Faculty
Arthur S. McFee, MD, MS, PhD
and former Chief, General Surgery
American Board of Surgery
1967, MS Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1966, PhD Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1957, MD Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, MA
1953, BA, Romance Languages, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
Internship, surgery, 1957-1958, University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, MN
Surgical Residency, 1958-1965, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
McFee AS. Lessons, Presidential Address. Arch Surg. 2006; 141:437-441.
McFeeAS, Aust, JB. Arch Surg. 2005;140:526-528. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Blankmeyer BL, Smylie KD, Price DC, Costello RM, McFee AS, Fuller DS. A replicated five cluster MMPI typology of morbidly obese female candidates for gastric bypass. Int J Obes. 1990 Mar;14(3):235-47.
McFee AS, Gilbert J. The outcome index. A method of quality assurance in the special care area. Arch Surg. 1989 Jul;124(7):825-9.
Sirinek KR, O'Dorisio TM, Hill D, McFee AS. Hyperinsulinism, glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide, and the enteroinsular axis in morbidly obese patients before and after gastric bypass. Surgery. 1986 Oct;100(4):781-7.
Biosketch: Dr. McFee was born in Portland, Maine, in 1932. He was educated in the public schools of Portland, and attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He received graduate surgical education at the University of Minnesota, achieving a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in Surgery. After a two year tour of duty with the United States Navy in Vietnam and Charleston, South Carolina, Dr. McFee came to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1967 as one of the founding members of our Department of Surgery. He was named a full professor in 1974, and became the Chief of the Division of General Surgery 1996. His CV includes 123 entries, 82 articles accepted in peer journals, and a unique experience as consultant to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for the first five editions of Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured. His entire professional life has been spent in the education of surgeons.
Awards, Professionial Societies, Accomplishments:
2010, San Antonio Magazine 'Best Doctors'
Consultant, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Western Surgical Association, recorder
Texas Surgical Society, past vice president, council member, president
American College of Surgeons
American Surgical Association, senior member
Southern Surgical Association, senior member