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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

Farrow, Norma E., Selena J. An, Paul J. Speicher, David H. Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, Jacob A. Klapper, Matthew G. Hartwig, and Betty C. Tong. “Disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for node-positive, non-small cell lung cancer following surgery.” In J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 160:261-271.e1, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.10.102.

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Ferket, Bart S., Vinod H. Thourani, Pierre Voisine, Samuel F. Hohmann, Helena L. Chang, Peter K. Smith, Robert E. Michler, et al. “Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafting plus mitral valve repair versus coronary artery bypass grafting alone for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 159, no. 6 (June 2020): 2230-2240.e15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.06.040.

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Expert Panel on Thoracic Imaging, Jeffrey P., Kathryn M. Olsen, Shawdi Manouchehr-Pour, Edwin F. Donnelly, Travis S. Henry, Mark F. Berry, Phillip M. Boiselle, et al. “ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Hemoptysis.” J Am Coll Radiol 17, no. 5S (May 2020): S148–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.01.043.

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Expert Panel on Thoracic Imaging, Jeffrey P., Christian W. Cox, Jonathan H. Chung, Jeanne B. Ackman, Mark F. Berry, Brett W. Carter, Patricia M. de Groot, et al. “ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Occupational Lung Diseases.” J Am Coll Radiol 17, no. 5S (May 2020): S188–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.01.022.

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Expert Panels on Vascular Imaging, Thoracic Imaging, and Neurological Imaging, Karin E., Omar Zurkiya, Suvranu Ganguli, Sanjeeva P. Kalva, Jonathan H. Chung, Lubdha M. Shah, Bill S. Majdalany, et al. “ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.” J Am Coll Radiol 17, no. 5S (May 2020): S323–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.01.029.

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Jacobs, Corbin D., Junheng Gao, Xiaofei Wang, Jeffrey M. Clarke, Betty Tong, Neal E. Ready, Gita Suneja, Chris R. Kelsey, and Jordan A. Torok. “Definitive Radiotherapy for Inoperable Stage IIB Non-small-cell Lung Cancer: Patterns of Care and Comparative Effectiveness.” Clin Lung Cancer 21, no. 3 (May 2020): 238–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cllc.2019.10.005.

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Fudim, Marat, Yawar J. Qadri, Nathan H. Waldron, Richard L. Boortz-Marx, Arun Ganesh, Chetan B. Patel, Mihai V. Podgoreanu, et al. “Stellate Ganglion Blockade for the Treatment of Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias.” Jacc Clin Electrophysiol 6, no. 5 (May 2020): 562–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacep.2019.12.017.

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Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Chi-Fu J. Yang, Soraya L. Voigt, Anthony W. Kim, Betty C. Tong, Thomas A. D’Amico, and David H. Harpole. “The influence of adjuvant therapy on survival in patients with indeterminate margins following surgery for non-small cell lung cancer.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 159, no. 5 (May 2020): 2030-2040.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.075.

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Rucker, A Justin, Vignesh Raman, Oliver K. Jawitz, Soraya L. Voigt, David H. Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Betty C. Tong. “The Impact of Adjuvant Therapy on Survival After Esophagectomy for Node-negative Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.” Ann Surg, March 20, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003886.

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