Margaret “Maggie” Nagel, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric solid tumors, especially soft tissue sarcomas.

Dr. Nagel earned her medical degree at the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and gained advanced training in pediatric hematology and oncology and pediatric solid tumors through fellowships at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. She also holds master’s degrees in biomedical sciences and health care administration and management from Rosalind Franklin University.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2022.

Dr. Nagel is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. She has delivered numerous presentations and published several academic articles related to her areas of expertise.

Dr. Nagel is passionate about providing care to children and young adults.


Other Post Graduate Training
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (2012)
Medical School
Chicago Medical School-Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (2015)
University of Tennessee College of Medicine (2018), Pediatrics
University of Tennessee/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (2022), Pediatric Hematology/oncology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Germline Genomic Findings in Children and Young Adults with Melanocytic Tumors
Nagel MB, Perrino MR, Nuccio R, Blake A, Harrison L, Nichols KE, Pappo AS. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2023
Refractory acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura treated with caplacizumab in a pediatric patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Nagel MB, Ryder A, Lobbins M, Bhatt N, Pediatr Blood Cancer 2021 01 68 1 e28534

Honors & Awards

  • SSPR Resident Trainee Travel Award
  • Upsilon Phi Delta
    Honor Society for Health Administration (2013)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Children's Oncology Group