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

Contact Information

(631) 669-3700

Insurance Accepted

  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Thyroid Cancer
more than 60% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
more than 56% of peers
more than 52% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Toset "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."

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

85  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Toset has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Norwegian
  • Polish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Arnbjorn Toset, MD
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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Anjelica in NY – Oct 21, 2017
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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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West Babylon, NY – Apr 22, 2017
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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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Deborah Mello in Lindenhurst, NY – Mar 10, 2017
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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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Nikki in Brentwood, NY – Dec 01, 2016
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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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Jolie C. in Great River, NY – Jan 13, 2016
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