Rebecca Kucharsky Hiess grew up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She graduated from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where she was a Dean’s List scholar each semester and graduated in the top 5% of her class. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Quintessence Award for excellence in clinical periodontics.
Rebecca completed her advanced training at Newark Beth Israel’s General Practice Residency, where she received training from some of the country’s most well-respected dentists. As a resident, she carried out treatment in all disciplines of dentistry, notably endodontics, oral surgery, fixed prosthetics, pediatrics, and periodontics.
She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. At Penn, Rebecca was the President of the Figure Skating Club for three years.
Prior to dental school, Rebecca was a research coordinator at New York University’s Langone Department of Neuro-Imaging, studying neuro-anatomical changes associated with autism and epilepsy.
Rebecca is a proud member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the New Jersey Dental Association. She stays up-to-date with the latest techniques and technology through continuing education coursework.
In her spare time, Rebecca plays the flute on a weekly basis in a classical chamber ensemble. Rebecca also enjoys spending time with her husband, Andrew, and dog, Hugo, and has a passion for fitness, theater, and exploring new restaurants.