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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

Lala, Anuradha, Helena L. Chang, Xiaoyu Liu, Eric J. Charles, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Michael E. Bowdish, Vinod H. Thourani, et al. “Risk for non-home discharge following surgery for ischemic mitral valve disease.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, March 4, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.02.084.

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Tailor, Tina D., Betty C. Tong, Junheng Gao, Kingshuk Roy Choudhury, and Geoffrey D. Rubin. “A Geospatial Analysis of Factors Affecting Access to CT Facilities: Implications for Lung Cancer Screening.” J Am Coll Radiol 16, no. 12 (December 2019): 1663–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.06.020.

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Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Chi-Fu J. Yang, Soraya L. Voigt, Betty C. Tong, Thomas A. D’Amico, and David H. Harpole. “Outcomes for Surgery in Large Cell Lung Neuroendocrine Cancer.” J Thorac Oncol 14, no. 12 (December 2019): 2143–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2019.09.005.

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Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Chi-Fu J. Yang, Soraya L. Voigt, Hanghang Wang, Thomas A. D’Amico, David H. Harpole, and Betty C. Tong. “Outcomes of surgery versus chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinical or pathologic stage N3 non-small cell lung cancer.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 158, no. 6 (December 2019): 1680-1692.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.08.033.

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Crowson, Matthew G., Betty C. Tong, Hui-Jie Lee, Yao Song, Stephanie Misono, Harrison N. Jones, and Seth Cohen. “Vocal Fold Paralysis/Paresis as a Marker for Poor Swallowing Outcomes After Thoracic Surgery Procedures.” Dysphagia 34, no. 6 (December 2019): 904–15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00455-019-09987-8.

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Expert Panel on Thoracic Imaging, Jeffrey P., Christopher Lee, Patrick M. Colletti, Jonathan H. Chung, Jeanne B. Ackman, Mark F. Berry, Brett W. Carter, et al. “ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Acute Respiratory Illness in Immunocompromised Patients.” J Am Coll Radiol 16, no. 11S (November 2019): S331–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.05.019.

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Berger, Miles, David M. Murdoch, Janet S. Staats, Cliburn Chan, Jake P. Thomas, Grant E. Garrigues, Jeffrey N. Browndyke, et al. “Flow Cytometry Characterization of Cerebrospinal Fluid Monocytes in Patients With Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: A Pilot Study.” Anesth Analg 129, no. 5 (November 2019): e150–54. https://doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000004179.

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Olivere, Lindsey A., Kristen E. Rhodin, Cierra Hong, Taofik Oyekunle, Elizabeth Howell, Vinay K. Giri, Kurren Mehta, Betty C. Tong, Julie A. Sosa, and Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju. “Educational Outcomes of a Pre-Clinical Medical Student Curriculum with Medicaid and Uninsured Surgical Oncology Patients.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 229:S241–S241. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Raman, Vignesh, Oliver K. Jawitz, Chi-Fu J. Yang, Betty C. Tong, Thomas A. D’Amico, Mark F. Berry, and David H. Harpole. “Adjuvant Therapy for Patients With Early Large Cell Lung Neuroendocrine Cancer: A National Analysis.” Ann Thorac Surg 108, no. 2 (August 2019): 377–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.053.

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