Congressman Phil Gingrey was born and raised in Augusta. He attended Georgia Tech for undergrad and then returned home to Augusta to attend the Medical College of Georgia. Upon completion of his medical training, Dr. Gingrey moved his young family to Marietta where he set up a pro-life OB-GYN practice. For 26 years, Phil built a successful practice and delivered more than 5,200 babies. Phil has worked hard for the betterment of his community. He served on the Marietta city school board, where he was elected chairman three times. In 1998, Phil decided to run for state Senate. Phil won, and was re-elected in 2000 with 74 percent of the vote. Then in 2002, he was elected U.S. Congressman for Georgia's 11th District. In the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Gingrey is working to improve education, protect our nation, fight for the life of the unborn, and improve healthcare for all Americans. He is committed to lowering taxes for hardworking Georgians and protecting the traditional values so important to Northwest Georgia.  Congressman Gingrey currently serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee, and is the Co-Chair of the GOP Doctors Caucus where he will use his background as a physician to shape our nation’s health care policy. During his previous terms in Congress, Phil has also served on the Armed Services Committee, the Rules Committee, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the Science and Technology Committee. In the 110th Congress, Phil served as Ranking Member of the Science Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation.