Physicians of the 112th Congress
February 23, 2011

There are a total of 20 physician members of the 112th Congress including three senators, 16 representatives and a delegate. This up from 16 physician members in the 111th Congress, an increase of 25 percent. Family medicine and obstetrics/ gynecology are the most represented medical specialties with four members each. Emergency medicine, ophthalmology and orthopedic surgery are each represented by two members of Congress while general surgery, cardio-thoracic surgery, thoracic surgery, gastroenterology, anesthesiology and psychiatry are represented with a single member.

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House of Representatives

Rep. Dan Benishek, MD (R-MI-01)
General Surgery


Rep. Charles Boustany, MD (R-LA-07)
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Rep. Paul Broun, MD (R-GA-10)
Family Medicine


Rep. Larry Bucshon, MD (R-IN-08)
Thoracic Surgery


Rep. Michael Burgess, MD (R-TX-26)
OB/GYN


Rep. Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA-06)
Gastroenterology


Del. Donna Christensen, MD (D-VI-AL)
Emergency Medicine


Rep. Scott DesJarlais, MD (R-TN-04)
Family Medicine


Rep. John Fleming, MD (R-LA-04)
Family Medicine


Rep. Phil Gingrey, MD (R-GA-11)
OB/GYN


Rep. Andy Harris, MD (R-MD-01)
Anesthesiology


Rep. Nan Hayworth, MD (R-NY-19)
Ophthalmology


Rep. Joe Heck, DO (R-NV-03)
Emergency Medicine


Rep. Jim McDermott, MD (D-WA-07)
Psychiatry


Rep. Ron Paul, MD (R-TX-14)
OB/GYN


Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA-06)
Orthopedic Surgery


Rep. David “Phil” Roe, MD (R-TN-01)
OB/GYN


Senate

Sen. John Barrasso, MD (R-WY)
Orthopedic Surgery


Sen. Tom Coburn, MD (R-OK)
Family Medicine


Sen. Rand Paul, MD (R-KY)
Ophthalmology


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