Dr. Darien Papando was born and raised in Korca, Albania but calls Brooklyn his home. He graduated from St. Francis College with a B.S. in Chemistry in 2005. Dr. Darien got his dental degree from Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine, where he continued his training at Stony Brook's General Practice Residency in 2010. He continues his training through multiple continuing education courses, focusing on endodontics, cosmetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Darien's hobbies are soccer, music, traveling and photography, amongst other things. He is fluent in Albanian, Italian and has a basic knowledge of Greek.