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Betty Caroline Tong, MD, MS, MHS

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

Fernandez, Felix G., Andrzej S. Kosinski, Betty C. Tong, Anthony P. Furnary, Liqi Feng, Mark Onaitis, Daniel Boffa, et al. “Lack of correlation between short- and long-term performance after lung cancer surgery.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 157, no. 4 (April 2019): 1633-1643.e3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.141.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Shivani A. Shah, Belle K. Lin, Keith W. VanDusen, Derek Y. Chan, Wendy D. Tan, David N. Ranney, Morgan L. Cox, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Mark F. Berry. “Right-Sided Versus Left-Sided Pneumonectomy After Induction Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 107, no. 4 (April 2019): 1074–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.10.009.

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Berger, Miles, Deborah Oyeyemi, Mobolaji O. Olurinde, Heather E. Whitson, Kent J. Weinhold, Marty G. Woldorff, Lewis A. Lipsitz, et al. “The INTUIT Study: Investigating Neuroinflammation Underlying Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 67, no. 4 (April 2019): 794–98. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15770.

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Tong, Betty C., Sunghee Kim, Andrzej Kosinski, Mark W. Onaitis, Daniel J. Boffa, Robert H. Habib, Joe B. Putnam, et al. “Penetration, Completeness, and Representativeness of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database for Lobectomy.” Ann Thorac Surg 107, no. 3 (March 2019): 897–902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.059.

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Hong, Julian C., Matthew J. Boyer, Daphna Y. Spiegel, Christina D. Williams, Betty C. Tong, Scott L. Shofer, Michael J. Moravan, Michael J. Kelley, and Joseph K. Salama. “Increasing PET Use in Small Cell Lung Cancer: Survival Improvement and Stage Migration in the VA Central Cancer Registry.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 17, no. 2 (February 2019): 127–39. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2018.7090.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Arvind Kumar, Jacob A. Klapper, Matthew G. Hartwig, Betty C. Tong, David H. Harpole, Mark F. Berry, and Thomas A. D’Amico. “A National Analysis of Long-term Survival Following Thoracoscopic Versus Open Lobectomy for Stage I Non-small-cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Surg 269, no. 1 (January 2019): 163–71. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002342.

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Tailor, Tina D., Kingshuk R. Choudhury, Betty C. Tong, Jared D. Christensen, Julie A. Sosa, and Geoffrey D. Rubin. “Geographic Access to CT for Lung Cancer Screening: A Census Tract-Level Analysis of Cigarette Smoking in the United States and Driving Distance to a CT Facility.” J Am Coll Radiol 16, no. 1 (January 2019): 15–23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2018.07.007.

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Batich, Kristen A., Richard F. Riedel, John P. Kirkpatrick, Betty C. Tong, William C. Eward, Char Loo Tan, Patricia D. Pittman, Roger E. McLendon, and Katherine B. Peters. “Recurrent Extradural Myxopapillary Ependymoma With Oligometastatic Spread.” Front Oncol 9 (2019): 1322. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2019.01322.

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Crowson, Matthew G., Betty C. Tong, Hui-Jie Lee, Yao Song, David H. Harpole, Harrison N. Jones, and Seth Cohen. “Prevalence and resource utilization for vocal fold paralysis/paresis after esophagectomy.” The Laryngoscope 128, no. 12 (December 2018): 2815–22. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.27252.

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Mulvihill, Michael S., Morgan L. Cox, David C. Becerra, Joshua A. Watson, Soraya L. Voigt, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Paul J. Speicher, Thomas A. D’Amico, Betty Tong, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Higher Use of Surgery Confers Superior Survival in Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 106, no. 5 (November 2018): 1533–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.05.066.

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