Dr. Leland Soto III, MD

Dr. Leland Soto III, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Leland Soto III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Derby, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1998 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

350 Seymour Ave Ste 101

Derby, CT 06418

Contact Information

(203) 732-3443

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Soto III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 92% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 82% of peers
Hernia Repair
more than 79% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Minnesota Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Soto III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Soto III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Soto III to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Soto III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Very attentive to patient's concerns and needs. Thorough in explaining diagnosis and corrective surgery.
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We were informed by Dr Soto and his team that my aunt has ischemic colitis (dead bowel) and needed surgery emergently while a patient in Griffin Hospital ICU. It was decided by family to transfer her to another area hospital for this higher level of care. It was determined within 2 hours after...more
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From my initial visit to Dr. Soto's office, I found him to be patient and informative, spending as much time as I needed to answer my questions. On the day of my surgery, he stopped by before to greet me and after surgery talked to my wife about how everything went, then saw me twice before I left...more
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