Tong, Betty C.

Tong, Betty C

Betty C. Tong is a board-certified general, thoracic and cardiac surgeon who specializes in malignant pleural mesothelioma.

  • Considered highly skilled in use of minimally invasive and video-assisted thoracic surgery procedures.
  • Research interest in advanced thoracic oncology and lung-volume reduction techniques.
  • Authored or co-authored numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Teaches at Duke University School of Medicine.
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons.
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists.


  • M.D. degree from Duke University School of Medicine.
  • M.H.S. degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.