Party affiliation: Republican
Michael Clifton Burgess, United States Representative from Texas. Named Legislator of Year, American Academy Nurse Practitioners, 2005, House Legislator of Year, Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2008; recipient Guardian of Small Business award, National Federation Indiana Business, Taxpayer Hero award, Council Citizens Against Government Waste. Member of Denton County Medical Society (past president).
Bachelor of Science, North Texas State University, 1972. Master of Science, North Texas State University, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, University Texas Medical Center, Houston, 1977.
Master of Arts in Medical Management, University Texas, Dallas, 2000. Doctor of Public Service (honorary), University North Texas Health Sciences Center, 2009.
Resident Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas. Private practice Ob-Gyn. Associates, Lewisville.
Chief obstetrics, chief of staff Lewisville Medical Center. Member United States Congress from 26th Texas district, since 2003, chair Congressional Health Care Caucus, since 2009.