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Dr. Theodore Lygas

Dr. Theodore Lygas is a native of the Jersey Shore. After a stint in the armed forces, he received his bachelor's degree Cum Laude from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey.

Dr. Lygas completed his residency in surgery at the Hahnemann Medical School associated surgery program at Monmouth Medical Center where he served as chief resident in his final year. Dr. Theodore Lygas furthered his experience in breast surgery and breast oncology with preceptorships at Johns Hopkins and the National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Lygas is a Board Certified Breast Surgeon by the American Board of Surgery for Breast Surgery.

Over the years of private practice, Dr. Lygas has served as instructor to residents in surgery and to medical students, as well as giving lectures to physicians and civic groups on breast diseases and breast cancer. Dr. Lygas has also received a program director's award for outstanding instructor in breast diseases and surgery to Resident Doctors at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Dr. Lygas serves as a reviewer and evaluator for physicians seeking certification in breast ultrasound and breast ultrasound guided needle biopsies. He is a member of the Speaker's Bureau of Myriad Genetics on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Outside of work I enjoy my family and English Setter dogs. I love the outdoors and enjoy fishing on my boat, traveling to new places and keeping current.

Dr. Lygas is accepting new patients in our Brick, Toms River snd Barnegat Offices.



“I pride myself on treating each patient with the greatest respect for their desired outcomes. I keep current in the latest technology in operative and non-operative procedures to ensure that my patients get the best treatment for themselves.”

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Call 732-458-4600 for appointments and more information.
Patients from Monmouth County or Ocean County and want an appointment with Dr. Lygas or Dr. Pellegrino
Patients from Brick, Bricktown, Brielle, Wall, Manasquan, Spring Lake, Avon, Avon by the Sea, Long Branch, Sea Girt, Neptune Township, Bradley Beach, Belmar, Lake Como, spring Lake Heights, Neptune, Farmingdale, Ocean Township, Point Pleasant, Point Pleasant Beach, Howell, Bayhead, Mantoloking, Seaside Park, Lakewood, or in Ocean County, NJ, call 732-458-4600 for a Brick Office appointment with Dr. Theodore Lygas or Dr. John Pellegrino.

Patients from Toms River, Forked River, Manahawkin, Long Beach Island, Berkeley Township, Bayville, Beach Haven, Ocean, Manchester, Whiting or any of the Senior Villages, call 732-458-4600 for a Toms River or Barnegat office appointment with Dr. Lygas or Dr. Pellegrino.

Patients from Freehold, Freehold Township, Upper Freehold, Marlboro, Manalapan, Colts Neck, Howell, Eatontown, Jackson, Plainsboro, Monroe, Old Bridge, or Englishtown, call 732-458-4600 for a Freehold or Brick office appointment with Dr. Lygas or Dr. Pellegrino.

Monmouth County patients can be seen in the Brick or Freehold office. Ocean County patients can be seen in the Brick, Toms River, or Barnegat office.

Zip Codes we service: 07722, 07731, 07735, 07717, 07719, 07727, 07740, 07753, 07754,
07762, 07799, 07801, 07802, 07803, 07806, 07869, 08008, 08015, 08527, 08721, 08722,
08723, 08724, 08730, 08731, 08732, 08736, 08740, 08741, 08742, 08750, 08751, 08752,
08753, 08754, 08755, 08756, 08757 and any surrounding towns.