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Betty Caroline Tong, MD, MS, MHS

Associate Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs
Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: Room 3589, Duke South - White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3531MED Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.H.S., Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • M.D., Duke University, 1999
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995


Maxwell, G. L., J. I. Risinger, B. Tong, H. Shaw, J. C. Barrett, A. Berchuck, and P. A. Futreal. “Mutation of the PTEN tumor suppressor gene is not a feature of ovarian cancers.” Gynecol Oncol 70, no. 1 (July 1998): 13–16.

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Matsumoto, T., P. Delafontaine, K. J. Schnetzer, B. C. Tong, and R. M. Nerem. “Effect of uniaxial, cyclic stretch on the morphology of monocytes/macrophages in culture.” J Biomech Eng 118, no. 3 (August 1996): 420–22.

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Zimber, M. P., B. Tong, N. Dunkelman, R. Pavelec, D. Grande, L. New, and A. F. Purchio. “TGF-β Promotes the Growth of Bovine Chondrocytes in Monolayer Culture and the Formation of Cartilage Tissue on Three-Dimensional Scaffolds.” Tissue Engineering 1, no. 3 (September 1, 1995): 289–300.

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