Dr. Arnbjorn Toset, MD

Dr. Arnbjorn Toset, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Dr. Arnbjorn Toset, MD is a general surgery specialist in West Islip, NY. He specializes in general surgery, head & neck surgical oncology, and more.

786 Montauk Hwy

West Islip, NY 11795

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  • EmblemHealth
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Toset's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Toset treats Esophageal Diseases more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Toset treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Head and Neck Cancer

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Dr. Toset treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Toset treats this condition more than 28% of his peers

Blood Disorders

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Dr. Toset treats Blood Disorders more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Toset treats this condition more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Toset's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Autoimmune Diseases
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Hodgkin's Disease
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Oral Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Salivary Gland Cancer
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tongue Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vaginal Surgery
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to bring specialized treatment to patients on the South Shore in accordance with the principle of individualized care I learned from my time at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


  • General Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Yale New Haven Hosp-Yale U Sch Med
    Internship Hospital


  • German
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • English


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What People Say About Dr. Arnbjorn Toset, MD
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Dr. Toset is such a great doctor that saved my dad. I recommend him to a lot of people. God Bless him. From Sharon and Sal's daughter.
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Had a total thyroidectomy this past Wed. I'm feeling great, pretty much myself. Dr. Toset is a wonderful doctor! He has an impeccable bedside manner and extremely knowledgeable. I trusted him the moment I met him and I highly recommend him.
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Dr Toset did a throidectomy on me yesterday.....I am feeling great..slight sore hroat as expected..I highly recommend him".He is caring, has a calm demeanor and just a nice doctor, loaded with knowledge and great bedside manner.
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I had surgery to remove a large cyst in my neck.On 11/18/16 and would like for everyone to know my personal opinion in regards to this doctor.Doctor Torset is a very soft spoken polite,kind man indeed...I switched from another doctor who was very rude to this doctor.He explained what it was that...Read More
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Extremely knowledgeable, thorough and patient. Excellent bed-side manner. Answered all of my questions (and I had a lot of them ;-P) with empathy and without making me feel rushed. I felt unbelievably calm and safe under his care.
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Southside Hospital

Bay Shore, NY