WXIA -- He made headlines and gained notoriety for some controversial comments on gay marriage and President Obama.
If you haven't heard of Doctor Benjamin Carson, yet, just wait.
The Johns Hopkins Surgeon credited with being the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins was in the metro area on Thursday evening.
Dr. Ben Carson spoke with 11Alive's DeMarco Morgan during a fundraiser for the Fulton County Republican Party at the Westin in Buckhead.
He spoke on topics ranging from gay marriage to his political party affiliation.
Carson identifies himself as an independent and even hinted at a possible run for office.