Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cornell University-Weill Medical College

Office Address

  • 1315 York Ave
    2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10021
    Phone: (212) 746-6030

Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cornell University-Weill Medical College

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic FoundationCleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Cleveland Clinic FoundationCleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  • Stanford UniversityStanford University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2001 - 2016
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal SurgeryColon & Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Physician of the YearNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2014
    • America’s Top SurgeonsConsumers’ Research Council of America, 2014
    • Top Doctors: New York Metro AreaCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Experience of a specialist center in the management of anastomotic sinus following leaks after low rectal or ileal pouch-anal anastomosis with diverting stoma  Zhuo C, Trencheva K, Maggiori L, Milsom JW, Sonoda T, Shukla PJ, Vitellaro M, Makino T, Lee SW, Colorectal Dis, 1/1/2013
    • Dynamic Article: Long-term outcomes of patients undergoing combined endolaparoscopic surgery for benign colon polyps  Lee SW, Garrett KA, Shin JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Milsom JW, Dis Colon Rectum, 1/1/2013
    • Improved access and visibility during stapling of the ultra-low rectum: a comparative human cadaver study between two curved staplers  Rivadeneira, DE, Verdeja JC, Sonoda T, Ann Surg Innov Res, 1/1/2012

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Advanced Colonoscopy: Techniques beyond Simple Polypectomy.  
      Sonoda T (Eds)
      Editors: Sonoda T.Springer
    • Master Techniques in General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery. Chapter: Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: Medial to lateral approach. 
      Sonoda T
      Editors: .Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    • An Evidence-based Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery. Chapter: Update on laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer. 
      DiRocco J, Sonoda T
      Editors: .Cine-Med
      Edition 1st,2012


    • Short-term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer in Patients Older than Age 80 Compared to Younger Patients. Sonoda T, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, 1/1/2005
    • Robotic Technology to Perform Intestinal Surgery: A Survival Study of 16 Strictureplasties in Dogs. Sonoda T, Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES) Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1/1/2003
    • Outcomes of the Primary Endorectal Advancement Flap in the Treatment of Anal Fistulas. Sonoda T, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Congress, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2001


    • Needlescopic-assisted Laparoscopic Ladd's Procedure for Malrotation. Hollywood, FL - 1/1/2014
    • History of Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 1/1/2014
    • Combined Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Polypectomy. Washington, DC - 1/1/2013

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS California PPO
    • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
    • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield California HMO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Empire BCBS HMO
    • Empire BCBS PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Health Net California Large Group PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Pacificare HMO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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