Dr. Dara Kim grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Ohio State University. She then went on to attend University of Southern California School of Dentistry located in Los Angeles, California.
Through various volunteer and community services, Dr. Kim participated in mobile clinics and health fairs to provide oral care for patients in under-served areas of Southern California. She so served in Dental Humanitarian Outreach Program, in which she helped plan and organize a trip to Nairobi, Kenya to provide dental care for those in under-served communities.
Dr. Kim moved to New York to further her education through General Practice Residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. During the residency, she practiced a wide range dentistry from oral surgery to pediatric dentistry. She also had an opportunity to treat medically compromised patients in the operating room.
Dr. Kim is a member of Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association. She continues to expand her knowledge in order to maintain the best treatment options available in dentistry today through continuing education courses.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kim loves to be adventurous with her husband. She enjoys watching football, exploring new restaurants in New York, traveling and snowboarding.