Dr. Theodore Lygas, MD

Dr. Theodore Lygas, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Theodore Lygas, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Brick, NJ. He graduated from Rutgers Med Sch and specializes in breast surgical oncology, surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

459 Jack Martin Blvd Ste 5A

Brick, NJ 08724

Contact Information

(732) 458-4600

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Lygas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lygas treats Breast Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lygas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Breast Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lygas treats Breast Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lygas treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lygas treats Cancer more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lygas treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Lygas' conditions and procedures:

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Needle Localization
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Leukocytosis
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Breast
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy

About Me

Each patient receives personal compassionate care utilizing the most current research and treatment standard. Each patient receives individual personal care, not a number as in large impersonal institutions

Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Education

Hahnemann Univ Hosps
Residency Hospital
Hahnemann Univ Hosps
Internship Hospital
Rutgers Med Sch
Medical School
Duquesne University
Undergraduate School
Johns Hopkins Hosp & Univ
National Cancer Institute

Awards

Dr. Lygas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lygas

3.9

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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What an amazing experience. I felt that Dr. L genuinely cares about my well being.
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Thank you so much for a fast diagnosis and treatment. It could not have gone any better. It was truly a scary time in my life and you and your staff did a wonderful time helping me through it.
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Cured me of cancer. I tell everyone in my community and church that I thank god I found him.
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I saw Dr. Lygas in his Barnegat office. I was told about him from my gyn. Thank you for seeing me so fast. His staff is very friendly. I was happy to hear that I did not require surgery.
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I can comment on the advice and direction I received from Dr. Lygas during and after my breast surgery. It became very apparent to me that Dr. Lygas's priorities were not necessarily in my best interest, but in his and his business involvement with his surgery center. I was given misleading and...Read More
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Theodore Lygas, MD & John Pellegrino, MD - Breast Surgery & Breast Oncology

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance High Deductible $3000 Plan HSA
Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance High Deductible $5000 Plan HSA
Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance Premier $1500 Deductible Plan PPO
Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance Premier $2500 Deductible Plan PPO
Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance Premier $5000 Deductible Plan PPO
Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance Preventive and Hospital Care $1250 Deductible Plan
Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance Preventive and Hospital Care $3000 Deductible Plan
UHC Medicare PHP Prime
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
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Aetna HMO
Bronze - Advantage 2500 PD EPO
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD HMO
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD PPO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD Health Network Option Plan HMO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD HMO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD PPO
Bronze - Advantage Plus 5500 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 3000 PD EPO
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD HMO
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD PPO
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Choice Open Access POS
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Choice POS II
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Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey PPO
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Medicare Supplement - Medigap Plan C
Medicare Supplement - Medigap Plan F
Medicare Supplement - Medigap Plan G
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Medicare Supplement - Medigap Plan N
Platinum 100/60 POS
Platinum 100/70 POS
Platinum C30 HMO
Humana
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare HMO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Oxford Health Plans
Commercial HMO
Freedom Plan HMO
Liberty Plan HMO
Oxford Health Plans HMO
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QualCare HMO
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