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Orthopaedic Surgeon to Lead Texas Senate Health Committee

January 27, 2017

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick named the Senate committees for the 85th Texas Legislature, and Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) – an orthopaedic surgeon – will continue to lead the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

Two other physicians serve in the Texas Senate: Dawn Buckingham, MD (R-Austin) – an ophthalmologist – and Donna Campbell, MD (R-New Braunfels) – an emergency room physician.

Click here to view the committee assignments