Susan Carleton Benes, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmologist | Orbital Surgeon

A Timeline of Professional Milestones

1948

Born to Edward Fulton Carleton and Rita Elyse (True) Carleton in Cleveland, OH.

1969

Marries James David Benes on December 27.

1970

Earns a Bachelor of Science in biology and mathematics from the University of Michigan.

1975

Obtains a Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Drexel College of Medicine.

1975

Is a resident in internal medicine at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, PA until 1976.

1976

Is a resident in ophthalmology, fellow in neuro-ophthalmology and staff physician at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA through 1981.

1980

Becomes certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

1980

Is a lecturer and faculty member of neuro-ophthalmology at Kenyatta Teaching Hospital, Tumu Tumu Hospital and the Univ. of Nairobi in Kenya.

1981

Teaches as a professor of neuro-ophthalmology and orbital surgery at the Ohio State University until 2016.

1984

Is a grantee of the National Institutes of Health until 1994.

1985

Serves as a consultant and volunteer physician in Ecuador, the Marshall and Galapagos Islands, Honduras, Georgia, Mexico, Peru and Mongolia through 2018.

1986

Receives a Wakian Service Award from Camp Fire, Inc.

1993

Receives a Living Faith Award from the Columbus Interfaith Council.

1995

Is a guest lecturer at the Hacettepe University Medical School in Turkey and again in 2003.

2006

Is a neuro-ophthalmologist and orbital surgeon at The Eye Center of Columbus in Ohio until 2017.

2017

Conducts consultations in Buena Vista, CO and is a medical staff member at the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center through today.

2017

Is a Colorado Master Gardener and Volunteer for Chaffee County until 2018.

2019

Is a faculty member at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia until 2020.

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