Frank C. Tong, MD

 Frank Tong

Frank C. Tong, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Radiology and Neurosurgery

Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road, NE Suite A121
Atlanta GA 30322

To make an appointment: 404-712-4991

Frank Tong, MD joined Emory in 1993 when he began his Radiology Residency. He continued his education with post-graduate training as a Diagnostic Neuroradiology fellow, and later pursued a Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology. Dr. Tong is currently an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery at Emory University Hospital.

Recently, Dr. Tong has been working to develop a stroke model for optimizing acute stroke imaging techniques and neuroprotective measures. In collaboration with Georgia Tech researchers, his team is also developing computational simulation of human cerebral aneurysms. Dr. Tong’s clinical research involves evaluating new endovascular devices and techniques, such as intracranial stenting and cerebral aneurysm treatment.

Since 2005, Dr. Tong has been a manuscript reviewer for the American Journal of Neuroradiology and has contributed to the publication of over 20 articles. In addition to his research, Dr. Tong is an avid believer in providing high-quality education. He has supervised the training of Neuro Fellows and has been a Radiology Resident Faculty Advisor for several residents.

Areas of Clinical Interest:

  • aneurysm
  • angioplasty / angiogram
  • CT Scan
  • interventional radiology
  • lumbar puncture
  • stents
  • vertebroplasty

Publications

Intra-arterial thrombin injection of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm complicated by transient ischemic attack and rescued with systemic abciximab J Vasc. Surg. Pages: 34(5): 939-42

Use of abciximab for mediation of thromboembolic complications of endovascular therapy AJNR Am J Neuroradiol Pages: 22(9): 1764-7

Transoral approach to cervical vertebroplasty for multiple myeloma AJR Am J Roentgenol Pages: 175(5): 1322-4

Abciximab rescue in acute carotid stent thrombosis... AJNR Am J Neuroradiol Pages: 21(9):1750-2

Use of three-dimensional Guglielmi detachable coils in the treatment of wide-necked cerebral aneurysms AJNR Am J Neuroradiol Pages: 21(7): 1312-4

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