Dr. Ben Carson Biography
Dr. Ben Carson is a renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and inspiring storyteller, Pro-Life Advocate and New York Times Best-selling Author.
His remarkable journey from tough, inner-city youth to history-making neurosurgeon celebrates and illustrates the power we all have to excel and influence others.
As the son of a single mother in a tough urban neighborhood, he could easily have spiraled downward, but he chose another path.
Driven by a passion for science and helping those less fortunate, Carson pursued medicine and he would ultimately become a world-renowned surgeon who revolutionized pediatric surgery and saved countless lives.
Carson's life is chronicled in the original TNT movie,Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story staring Oscar winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.
He is author of several books including the New York Times best seller, America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great.
Dr. Carson shows us all how to use our God-given talents to improve our lives, our communities, our nation, and our world. He believes that America's best days are still ahead, but to get there as a nation we must address tough issues facing our country.
Dr. Ben Carson was launched into the national spotlight after offering his own views on healthcare and other pressing issues at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast standing just a few feet away from President Obama. Watch Dr. Carson's address to the National Prayer Breakfast here.
Dr. Ben Carson's book, America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great is available online and in bookstores everywhere.
The trailer for the film about Dr. Benjamin Carson's life, Gifted Hands, can be seen here.