"For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a pediatrician. I love to watch my patients and their families grow together, to help them make good healthcare choices, to empower them to learn about themselves and take charge of their health."
Dr. Julia Stein, who knew as a teenager she wanted to be a pediatrician, has been with the Rochester General Medical Group since 1995. She moved to Rochester after completing her residency in pediatrics at Overlook Hospital (Columbia University affiliate) in Summit, New Jersey, and has a special interest in growth and development, mental health, holistic health, environmental health, and adolescent female issues.
A graduate of Leningrad (St. Petersburg) Medical School of Pediatrics in Russia, Dr. Stein is board certified in pediatrics and Integrative Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Holistic Medical Association. She takes an active role in teaching medical students and pediatric residents as a clinical instructor of Pediatrics with the University of Rochester. Dr. Stein also chairs the Integrative Medicine committee of the Monroe County Medical Society, and volunteers for a number of local organizations involved with students' health education. She frequently contributes to parenting magazines and lectures in the community on matters related to Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Stein is married, has two children, and considers herself a lifelong learned and educator. She enjoys music, movies, reading, traveling, and yoga.