The Honorable Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R)

Last modified on: 01-25-2023 22:36:15

US House Representative
(United States House of Representatives)

Entered Office: 01-2003 Term Ends: 01-2025 District: 26

General Information

Profession: Physician-Obstetrics and Gynecology Home Town: Pilot Point Birthdate: 12-23-1950 Spouse: Laura

Personal Information

BS, Biology; MA, Physiology, North Texas State University (UNT); MD-University of Texas Medical Center in Houston; MA, Medical Management-UT Dallas


11/13/23: Congressman Burgess announced he will not seek reelection.

I represent the majority of Denton County and parts of Tarrant County. I was raised in Denton, and attended The Selwyn School, graduating in 1968 as valedictorian. In addition, I graduated with both an undergraduate and a masterís degree from North Texas State University, now the University of North Texas.

I received my M.D. from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, and completed my residency programs at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. I also received a masterís degree in Medical Management from the University of Texas at Dallas, and in May 2009 was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Public Service from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center.

Office Information

Twenty-Sixth District - Cooke, Denton (75%), Wise†(67%)


Rules-Chair; Budget; Energy & Commerce

Contact and Phone Numbers

Room 2161 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Capitol Phone: (202) 225-7772
Capitol Fax: (202) 225-2919
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District Map

Lake Dallas
2000 S. Stemmons Frwy.
Suite 200
Lake Dallas, TX 75065
(940) 497-5031
(940) 497-5067


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff James Decker
Deputy Chief of Staff Amanda Baldwin
Communications Director Sarah-Anne Voyles
District Director Erik With
Legislative Director Michael Helmer