Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 54

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(516) 240-9872

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Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Mineola, NY and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Yale School Of Medicine medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with medical facilities NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sonoda to book an appointment.

Locations

NYU Langone Long Island Surgical Associates

New Patient?
(516) 240-9872
Coalition for Care-mayan New York173 Mineola Blvd Ste 401 Mineola, NY 11501
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NYU Langone Long Island Surgical Associates--1300 Franklin Ave

New Patient?
(516) 240-9872
NYU Langone Long Island Surgical Associates--1300 Franklin Ave1300 Franklin Ave Ste Ml6 Garden City, NY 11530
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  • Friendly Staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Sonoda's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sonoda

4.0

Based on 27 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (21)
  • Office environment (21)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (19)
What could be improved
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  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (7)
  • Appointment was rushed (6)
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Skilled , kind , professional!
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Jun 01, 2020
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Long overdue is my review...Dr. Sonoda is an exceptional surgeon, having granted me a new life after an grueling 8 hour plus pan-colectomy with permanent ileostomy surgery, testing all his skills and stamina as a surgeon. An extremely professional and caring Doctor with exceptional listening skills, all my follow-up appointments meeting every expectation. I am post-op six years and have a completely normalized life when it would have been otherwise, allowing me to remain helpful and productive for my family and community.
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John Bredemeyer – Apr 08, 2020
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Wonderfull doctor who cares about his patients
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Michael walstedter – Oct 10, 2019
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I had a colon resection that had to be done. Dr. Sonoda, at every step of the way, was a stellar doctor and literally saved my life. The suregery took over 5 hours and sounded quite complex to me. His bedside manner was also exceptional. If you need a colon resection, he is your go-to! Absolutely!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Adam Hyman in NY – Jun 06, 2019
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Very few,physicians come close to my father,who was revered doctor! Dr.Sonoda happens to be one of those rare individuals! He preformed a very difficult procedure on me,which none of the other doctors were willing to try.,,,,,, I am elated to report,that,as of yesterday I have passed my five year checkup,with flying colors,,,,,,, no sign of Cancer! Thank you dr.Sonoda!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
7 people found this helpful
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Jul 28, 2018
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Dr. Sonoda is an amazing, wonderful, excellent world class surgeon and person. His bedside manner is wonderful as well. He has saved my mother's life numerous times and he has operated on her twice. We are so grateful for having him in our lives. He has been a godsend I don't know where we would have been without him!!!! I would recommend him to everyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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jennifer in Norwich, CT – Jun 20, 2018
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Saved my life in an emergency surgery situation. I spent a month in the hospital post op and he had the most amazing bedside manner with his daily visits. He helped make a horrible situation manageable. He gave me an opportunity to have a life with my family and now two sons.
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Keith Miller in Hawthorne,NJ – Jul 08, 2017
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Dr Sonoda is a gifted surgeon and wonder man . He is professional, patient and informative . The Nursing staff at NY Presbyterian love and respect him which is extremely important . His post opertive follow up care is so helpful and he makes himself available . I am a healthy 56 year old RN recently diagnosed with Stage 2 Rectal Cancer . I was recommended a few specific surgeons at different NY hospitals but Dr Sonoda was hands down my number 1 choice I highly recommended him and his staff
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E O'Connell in Princeton, NJ – Mar 28, 2017
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Amazing doctor! Spent over an hour on my initial appointment getting to know my health history! Recommended and did surgery. Took out about a foot of my sigmoid colon due to diverticulitis! Went without a hitch! Excellent experience!!!
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JOHN R in Morganville, NJ – Nov 01, 2016
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Did not give me the time of day! At all! Horrible bed side manner. Barely sat down to talk to me. Looked on the computer during most of the visit. Verbally made it known in front of me to his nurse that he's behind schedule.
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lisa in South Salem, NY – Mar 09, 2016
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sonoda's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sonoda performs Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sonoda performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Colorectal Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sonoda treats Colorectal Cancer more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sonoda treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
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Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sonoda treats Hemorrhoids more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Sonoda treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Sonoda's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymphangioma
  • Megacolon
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Toyooki Sonoda, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Associate Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2000
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Cleveland Clinic
Residency Hospital
1994
University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1993
Yale School Of Medicine
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD?

Call (516) 240-9872 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (516) 663-1145 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Sonoda has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Sonoda's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sonoda frequently treats Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal, Colorectal Cancer, and Hemorrhoids. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sonoda treats.

Where is Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD's office located?

Dr. Sonoda's office is located at 173 Mineola Blvd Ste 401, Mineola, NY 11501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD speak?

Dr. Sonoda speaks Japanese and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Sonoda is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island

Mineola, NY

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received