Toyooki Sonoda, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 746-6030
Languages: Japanese
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


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.

Area of Expertise

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]


Medicare [Medicare]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource



1993 Yale School of Medicine

Internship: 1994 University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Residency: 1998 Cleveland Clinic

Fellowship: 1999 Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship: 2000 Cleveland Clinic


1315 York Avenue 2nd floor
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 746-6030

Fax: (212) 746-6370

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Associate Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College