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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

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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Klinger, Rebecca Y., Mary Cooter, Tiffany Bisanar, Niccolò Terrando, Miles Berger, Mihai V. Podgoreanu, Mark Stafford-Smith, Mark F. Newman, Joseph P. Mathew, and Joseph P. Neurologic Outcomes Research Group of the Duke Heart Center. “Intravenous Lidocaine Does Not Improve Neurologic Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Anesthesiology 130, no. 6 (June 2019): 958–70. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000002668.

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Expert Panel on Thoracic Imaging:, Jeffrey P., Patricia M. de Groot, Jonathan H. Chung, Jeanne B. Ackman, Mark F. Berry, Brett W. Carter, Patrick M. Colletti, et al. “ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Noninvasive Clinical Staging of Primary Lung Cancer.” J Am Coll Radiol 16, no. 5S (May 2019): S184–95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.02.008.

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Tong, Betty C., Christina L. Costantino, Malcolm M. DeCamp, Cameron D. Wright, Alain Chapelier, and Shaf Keshavjee. “Carinal surgery: A single-institution experience spanning 2 decades Discussion.” Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 157, no. 5 (May 1, 2019): 2081–83.

Scholars@Duke

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.” J Am Geriatr Soc 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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