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Carl Tong, MD, Cardiology, Temple, TX, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple


Cardiology Temple, TX

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Heart Failure & Transplantation

Assistant Professor, Systems Biology & Translational Medicine, Texas A&M University College of Medicine

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  • Office

    702 Sw H.K. Dodgen Loop, MRB:111
    Texas A&M University HSC College of Medicine/ Dept of Medical Physiology
    Temple, TX 76504
    Phone(254) 742-7033
    Fax(254) 742-7145
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Education & Training

  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Wisconsin Hospitals and ClinicsFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2005 - 2010
  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2005
  • Texas AM Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Texas AM Health Science Center College of MedicineClass of 2002
  • Air Force Inst. of TechnologyM.S., Electrical Engineering, 1985 - 1986
  • Texas A&M UniversityB.S., Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude, 1981 - 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2008 - 2013
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2002 - 2006
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Outstanding Abstract, Thick and Thin Filament Regulation in Striated Muscle Meeting 2008
  • Graduate Research Symposium - First Place, Oral Presentation System Health Science Center, Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Student Research Week Awards - First Place, Biological Sciences II, Graduate, Oral category Texas A&M University, 2000
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Challenges facing early career academic cardiologists. Journal of American College of Cardiology  
    1. Tong CW, Ahmad T, Brittain EL, Bunch TJ, Damp JB, Dardas T, Hijar A, Hill JA, Hillard AA, Houser SR, Jahngir E, Kates AM, Kim D, Lindman BR, Ryan JJ, Rzeszut AK, Si..., Journal of American College of Cardiology, 6/3/2014


  • Electrical pacing improves engineered cardiac tissue contractile function through cellular proliferation/survival.
    Carl W. Tong1, Willem J. De Lange2, J. Carter Ralphe2, Moving Adult Stem Cells and the Therapeutic Proteins They Produce from the Laboratory to the Patient Conference, College Station, TX, 1/4/2011
  • Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C Regulation of Cross-Bridge Cycling Provides Normal Diastolic Function
    Liu Y1, Wu X1, Muthuchamy M1,Valdivia HH2, Moss RL2, Tong CW, Scott & White – Texas A&M HSC-COM Internal Medicine Research Day, 1/1/2011
  • Phosphorylation of Myosin Binding Protein-C Enhances in Vivo Cardiac Contractility
    Tong CW, Powers P, Greaser M, Hacker T, Moss RL, 51stBiophysical Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 1/3/2007
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  • MYBPC3 Phosphorylation: The Answer to Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction? 
    College Station, TX - 1/27/2012

Press Mentions

  • The Before and After: Heart Attacks, Strokes and Pulmonary Embolisms
    The Before and After: Heart Attacks, Strokes and Pulmonary EmbolismsDecember 2nd, 2019

Grant Support

  • Contributions of Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C to Healthy and Failing HeartsNIH/NHLBI2012–2015
  • Roles of Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein-C in Heart FailureAmerican Heart Association2011–2014

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