Congressman Tom Price was first elected to represent Georgiaï¿½s 6th district in November 2004. Prior to going to Washington, Price served four terms in the Georgia State Senate ï¿½ two as Minority Whip. In 2002, he was a leader in the Republican renaissance in Georgia as the party took control of the State Senate, with Price rising to become the first Republican Senate Majority Leader in the history of Georgia.
In Congress, Rep. Price has proven to be a vibrant leader, tireless problem solver and the go-to Republican on quality health care policy. He serves on the House Ways and Means and the Budget Committees. In the 112th Congress, Price was elected by his colleagues to serve as the fifth ranking Republican in the House as the Chairman of the Republican Policy Committee. In the preceding Congress, he served as Chairman of the Republican Study Committee. Committed to advancing positive solutions under principled leadership, Price has been a fierce opponent of government waste and devoted to limited government and lower spending.
For nearly twenty years, Rep. Price worked in private practice as an orthopedic surgeon. Before coming to Washington he returned to Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor and Medical Director of the Orthopedic Clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, teaching resident doctors in training. He received his Bachelor and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of Michigan and completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Emory University.
Congressman Price and his wife, Elizabeth, reside in Roswell, GA. They have one son who is in college.