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Michael Clifton Burgess

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).


  • Burgess, Michael Clifton was born on December 23, 1950 in Rochester, Minnesota, United States. Son of Harry Meredith Burgess and Norma Crowhurst.

  • Education

    • 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.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member of Denton County Medical Society (past president).


    • Married Laura Burgess. 3 children.
    • father: Harry Meredith Burgess
    • mother: Norma Crowhurst
    • spouse: Laura Burgess
    Michael Clifton Burgess
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    Born December 23, 1950
    (age 66)