Active Staff

In practice since 2005


Schedule an appointment with Dr. Soto. Call (203) 732-3443.

Leland J. Soto, III MD

General Surgery

Dr. Soto is a board-certified general surgeon. His surgical interests are in all aspects of general surgery. His practice has a particular emphasis on minimally invasive hernia repair, hiatal hernia/Nissen fundoplication and colorectal surgery. He now performs all of his advanced laparoscopic surgery using the da Vinci surgical robot.

He is director of the surgical PA/APRN service at Griffin Hospital, past secretary/treasurer of the medical staff and recipient of "Doctor of the Year" award at Griffin Hospital. Dr. Soto is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.


American Board of Surgery

Subspecialties / Interests

Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Education and Training

Medical School

Dartmouth Medical School - Hanover, NH


University of Minnesota Medical School - Minneapolis, MN


University of Minnesota Medical School - Minneapolis, MN


Griffin Faculty Physicians - General Surgery

Hewitt Pavilion
350 Seymour Ave.  Suite 101
DerbyCT  06418-1336
(203) 732-3443

Griffin Hospital Departments

Surgery (General)

Surgery (Breast)