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Betty Tong, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Lung Cancer

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Betty Tong received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and completed her residency program at Johns Hopkins University. A fellowship in thoracic surgery followed at the Duke University Hospital. Dr. Tong is now specialized and board certified in thoracic & cardiac surgery. She has been in practice for more than 11 years and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. During her career, she has also published several writings of medical interest in collaboration with other doctors.

  • Education & Training


    Duke University School of Medicine Graduated in 1999

    Medical School


    The Johns Hopkins Hospital Completed in 2000



    The Johns Hopkins Hospital Completed in 2001



    Duke University Hospital Completed in 2008


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Duke University Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (919) 684-8111

    2301 Erwin Rd

    Durham, North Carolina 27710

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Betty Tong has contributed to 3 publications.

    Use and Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Data Base

    Yang, C. F.,Sun, Z.,Speicher, P. J.,Saud, S. M.,Gulack, B. C.,Hartwig, M. G.,Harpole, D. H.,Onaitis, M. W.,Tong, B. C.,D'Amico, T. A.,Berry, M. F.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.. 2016 Jan 30

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    How I Teach a Thoracoscopic Lobectomy

    Zwischenberger, B. A.,D'Amico, T. A.,Tong, B. C.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.. 2016 Feb 22.

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    Preoperative Evaluation and Indications for Pulmonary Metastasectomy

    Erhunmwunsee, L.,Tong, B. C.; Thorac Surg Clin. 2015 Nov 28.

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