Books by Ben Carson (Author of Gifted Hands)
THINK BIG: God - Ben Carson, M.D.
Ben Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan, on September 18, Carson went from being a poor student to receiving academic honors and eventually attending medical school. As a doctor, he became director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at age 33 and earned fame for his groundbreaking work separating conjoined twins. His mother was raised in Tennessee in a very large family and dropped out of school in the third grade. With limited prospects in life, she married Baptist minister and factory worker Robert Carson when she was The couple moved to Detroit and had two children. Sonya eventually discovered her husband was a bigamist and had another secret family.
Skip to main content. Ben Carson. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Benjamin Carson is a professor of neurosurgery, plastic surgery, oncology, and pediatrics, and the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
The film is based on the autobiography of neurosurgeon and later politician Ben Carson , which was co-written by Cecil Murphey and published under the same title in Gooding Jr. In , Dr. Ben Carson travels to Germany to meet a couple, Peter and Augusta Rausch, who have twins conjoined at the back of their heads. Carson believes he might be able to successfully separate them, but realizes that he also risks losing one or both of them. After explaining the risk, and despite that fact, Ben agrees to operate. During the four months, he spends researching and formulating a plan to increase his chances of a successful surgery, the film shifts back to in Detroit, Michigan , to a time when year-old Ben Carson is doing poorly in school.