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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

Ackerson, Bradley G., Betty C. Tong, Julian C. Hong, Lin Gu, Junzo Chino, Jacob W. Trotter, Thomas A. D’Amico, et al. “Stereotactic body radiation therapy versus sublobar resection for stage I NSCLC.” Lung Cancer 125 (November 2018): 185–91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2018.09.020.

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Boffa, Daniel J., Andrzej S. Kosinski, Anthony P. Furnary, Sunghee Kim, Mark W. Onaitis, Betty C. Tong, Patricia A. Cowper, et al. “Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Performed by Thoracic Surgeons as Effective as Thoracotomy.” J Clin Oncol 36, no. 23 (August 10, 2018): 2378–85. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2018.77.8977.

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Hussaini, Syed Mohammed Qasim, Deng Madut, Betty C. Tong, Elizabeth N. Pavlisko, Wiley A. Schell, John R. Perfect, and Nathan M. Thielman. “Pulmonary blastomycosis presenting as primary lung cancer.” Bmc Infect Dis 18, no. 1 (July 18, 2018): 336. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3244-0.

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Shammas, Ronnie L., Nathan Mela, Scott Wallace, Betty C. Tong, Joel Huber, and Suhail K. Mithani. “Conjoint Analysis of Treatment Preferences for Nondisplaced Scaphoid Fractures.” J Hand Surg Am 43, no. 7 (July 2018): 678.e1-678.e9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.12.021.

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Donington, Jessica S., Young Tae Kim, Betty Tong, Andre L. Moreira, Jamie Bessich, Kathleen D. Weiss, Yolonda L. Colson, et al. “Progress in the Management of Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in 2017.” Journal of Thoracic Oncology : Official Publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 13, no. 6 (June 2018): 767–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2018.04.002.

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Hong, Julian C., Matthew Boyer, Daphna Spiegel, Christina D. Williams, Betty Caroline Tong, Scott Shofer, Michael James Moravan, Michael J. Kelley, and Joseph Kamel Salama. “Improved survival of small cell lung cancer in the veterans health administration from 2000-2010: Association with increasing utilization of PET staging.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 36:e20571–e20571. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2018. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2018.36.15_suppl.e20571.

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Klinger, Rebecca Y., Olga G. James, Salvador Borges-Neto, Tiffany Bisanar, Yi-Ju Li, Wenjing Qi, Miles Berger, et al. “18F-florbetapir Positron Emission Tomography-determined Cerebral β-Amyloid Deposition and Neurocognitive Performance after Cardiac Surgery.” Anesthesiology 128, no. 4 (April 2018): 728–44. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000002103.

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Wood, Douglas E., Ella A. Kazerooni, Scott L. Baum, George A. Eapen, David S. Ettinger, Lifang Hou, David M. Jackman, et al. “Lung Cancer Screening, Version 3.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 16, no. 4 (April 2018): 412–41. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2018.0020.

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Gulack, Brian C., Katherine A. Kirkwood, Wei Shi, Peter K. Smith, John H. Alexander, Sandra G. Burks, Annetine C. Gelijns, et al. “Secondary surgical-site infection after coronary artery bypass grafting: A multi-institutional prospective cohort study.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 155, no. 4 (April 2018): 1555-1562.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.078.

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Fernandez, Felix G., Andrzej S. Kosinski, Anthony P. Furnary, Mark Onaitis, Sunghee Kim, Robert H. Habib, Betty C. Tong, et al. “Differential effects of operative complications on survival after surgery for primary lung cancer.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 155, no. 3 (March 2018): 1254-1264.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.09.149.

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