Dr. Queen was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1971 and came alone to America at the age of 19. She was the recipient of a full tuition, room & board scholarship to attend college at Westminster College in Missouri and subsequently received a full tuition scholarship to attend medical school at the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City. Dr. Queen is committed to serving the underserved for her entire professional career, including in her residency training in Pediatrics. She resides in Venice Beach. She loves gardening, hiking, camping and making costumes for her daughter’s ballet school.