After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in 1996, Dr. Lee attended dental school at the University of Michigan. Upon receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) Darin served as a Dental Officer in the United States Navy. While serving, he was Commanding Officer of a branch Dental Clinic at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. When Dr. Lee was discharged four years later, he was accepted as an endodontic resident at the University of Southern California where he earned his advanced certification in endodontics in 2006. While at USC, Darin was selected as head instructor of undergraduate endodontics. Most recently, he became a diplomat of the American Board of Endodontics after passing the rigorous board certification process. His mission now is to help the soon-to-be graduates at USC navigate the certification process as an associate professor.
In his free time, Dr. Lee enjoys playing the piano, skiing, hiking, mountain biking and camping with his dog Henry.