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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

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.” 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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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.” J Thorac Oncol 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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