Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

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Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Winthrop Surgical Associates

1300 Franklin Ave Ste ML6

Garden City, NY 11530
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 94% of peers
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more than 94% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sonoda "Toyooki Sonoda, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Associate Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Sonoda treats a wide variety of colon and rectal diseases, such as colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, benign conditions of the anus, and functional problems such as rectal prolapse and incontinence. He is known for his outstanding technical skills, and comments: "What I owe my patients that trust me to operate on them is the most meticulous surgery possible. I truly believe this yields the best surgical outcomes." He is an expert in minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery, and has lectured nationally and internationally on these procedures."
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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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 School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sonoda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Toyooki Sonoda, MD
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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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