Spouse(s)Susan Political partyDemocratic Party RoleSurgeon
NameRandall Friese Professionsurgeon
Alma materUniversity of Maryland, College Park (B.S.)
University of Maryland School of Medicine (M.D.)
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (M.S.) ResidenceTucson, Arizona, United States EducationUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, University of Maryland, College Park
Dr. Randall Friese on the Issues: Campaign Kick-off, Feb. 2014
Randall S. Friese is an American surgeon and politician from the state of Arizona. A member of the Democratic Party, Friese serves in the Arizona House of Representatives.
Friese earned his bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1986. He received a medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a master of science in clinical sciences from the University of Texas Southwestern Graduate School in 2008.
Friese is a trauma surgeon, and he served as an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona Medical Center. He now is a surgeon for Banner Health following the 2015 merger with UAHN. He treated U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and nine-year-old Christina Taylor-Green after they were shot in the 2011 Tucson shooting.
Friese ran for the Arizona House of Representatives in District 9 as a member of the Democratic Party in the 2014 elections. He defeated Republican incumbent Ethan Orr by 0.12% of the vote.