Arne Torkildsen (14 September 1899 – 7 March 1968) was a Norwegian neurosurgeon. He described the surgical technique of ventriculocisternostomy (lateral ventricle to cisterna magna,; a predecessor of today's endoscopic third ventriculostomy), which is also called "Torkildsen's operation".
- Skeletons in the cupboard: the University of Oslo and Arne Torkildsen's academic career. - biographic article in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association.
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