Benjamin Solomon Carson was born on September 8th, 1951 in Detroit. He is the second son of Soya and Robert Solomon Carson.
He received his M.D from the university of Michigan Medical school and became a Director of Neurosurgery at John Hopkins at age 33.
He is well known for being the first surgeon to successfully separate Siamese twin joined at the head.
He was awarded the the presidential medial of freedom by president George W. Bush.
In 2013, he became a popular figure in conservative media after delivering a widely publicized speech at National Prayer Breakfast on social issues and federal government.
At the moment, Ben Carson is a columnist and a retired Neurosurgeon.