Dr. Michael McGee, MD [Basketball '16]

Dr. Michael McGee has achieved a great number of accomplishments in his life. After graduating from Harrisburg High in 1966, he enrolled at Connors State College, where he was a prominent member of the All-Conference and All-District men’s basketball team. After graduation in 1968, McGee moved on to Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, where he was on the All-Conference basketball team. While at Southwestern, he was second in the nation for free throw shooting percentage. McGree graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science in biology.

In his post-graduate career, McGee attended the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, followed by an internship at the University of Mississippi, and a residency in Otolaryngology and an Otologic fellowship at the Hough Ear Institute. 

McGee has since taught as a clinical assistant professor at OU; a course instructor for the World Congress of Otolarynology in Istanbul, Turkey; a visiting professor and instructor to the King Hussein Hospital, and Arab Centre for Heart and Special Surgery in Amman, Jordan; and a visiting professor and surgeon at the Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

McGee has been a member of the Otolaryngology Department at Oklahoma City’s Mercy Hospital, Deaconess Hospital, St. Anthony Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital and the Oklahoma Memorial Hospital. He has served as Chief of Staff for the Baptist Medical Center, in Oklahoma City. 

He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Baptist Medical Center; is President of the Hough Ear Institute; and is the co-director of the International Fellowship Program at the Hough Ear Institute. 

He’s been named one of the ‘Best Doctors in America’ three times; has received three awards from the Director of Royal Medical Service, for the Jordan Armed Forces; and the National Registry of Who’s Who; among others. He has been published more than 65 times in various textbooks, literary journals, and scientific presentations. 

The Athletic Training Room in the Melvin Self Fieldhouse at Connors State College is named in his honor. 

He is a member of the Heritage Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. Dr. McGee is married to LeAnn Pruitt McGee; together they have five children.