Dr. Julia Starobinets was born in Moscow, Russia, but now lives in Bergen County, New Jersey with her husband and family. Dr. Julia attended New York University where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology and minored in both math and computer science. While at New York University, Dr. Julia also did research in molecular biology and population genetics. She continued her education at Columbia Dental School in New York, where she graduated Valedictorian. Dr. Julia did her general practice residency at Northshore University before returning to Columbia University for her certification in orthodontics. Dr. Julia enjoys traveling, tennis, downhill skiing, ballet and tending to her family.