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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

Publications

Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, Soraya L. Voigt, Thomas A. D’Amico, David H. Harpole, and Betty C. Tong. “The effect of extent of resection on outcomes in patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer.” In J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 161:1484-1492.e5, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.02.135.

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Farrow, Norma E., Vignesh Raman, Oliver K. Jawitz, Soraya L. Voigt, Betty C. Tong, David H. Harpole, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Impact of Age on Surgical Outcomes for Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 111, no. 3 (March 2021): 996–1003. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.06.055.

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Pidgeon, Tyler S., Alexander S. Lauder, Betty C. Tong, Cynthia L. Green, Thomas Risoli, Marc J. Richard, and Suhail K. Mithani. “The Critical Portions of Carpal Tunnel Surgery: A Comparison Between Opinions of Surgeons and the General Public.” J Hand Surg Am 46, no. 3 (March 2021): 242.e1-242.e11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2020.08.016.

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Terrando, Niccolò, John J. Park, Michael Devinney, Cliburn Chan, Mary Cooter, Pallavi Avasarala, Joseph P. Mathew, et al. “Immunomodulatory lipid mediator profiling of cerebrospinal fluid following surgery in older adults.” Sci Rep 11, no. 1 (February 4, 2021): 3047. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-82606-5.

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Rhodin, Kristen E., Vignesh Raman, Oliver K. Jawitz, Soraya L. Voigt, Norma E. Farrow, David H. Harpole, Betty C. Tong, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “Patterns of Use of Induction Therapy for T2N0 Esophageal Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 111, no. 2 (February 2021): 440–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.089.

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Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Marcelo Cerullo, Soraya L. Voigt, Kristen E. Rhodin, Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, Thomas A. D’Amico, David H. Harpole, Christopher R. Kelsey, and Betty C. Tong. “Tumor Size, Histology, and Survival after Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy and Sublobar Resection in Node-negative Non-small Cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Surg Publish Ahead of Print (January 7, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004730.

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VanDusen, Keith W., Yi-Ju Li, Victor Cai, Ashley Hall, Sarah Hiles, J Will Thompson, M Arthur Moseley, et al. “Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteome Changes in Older Non-Cardiac Surgical Patients with Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction.” J Alzheimers Dis 80, no. 3 (2021): 1281–97. https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-201544.

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Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Soraya L. Voigt, Kristen E. Rhodin, Thomas A. D’Amico, David H. Harpole, Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, and Betty C. Tong. “The Effect of Tumor Size and Histologic Findings on Outcomes After Segmentectomy vs Lobectomy for Clinically Node-Negative Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Chest 159, no. 1 (January 2021): 390–400. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2020.06.066.

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