Barry Tong


Genetic counselor
Food adventurer and coxswain

Barry Tong is a genetic counselor who helps patients and families understand how genes can be linked to cancer. He has a special focus on the reasons people develop breast cancer, looking at both common and rare causes.

At the University of Michigan, Tong earned a master's degree in human genetics and a master of public health degree, with a focus on health behavior and health education.

  • Education

    University of Michigan, MS, Human Genetics, 2010

    University of Michigan, MPH, 2010

  • Board Certifications

    Genetic Counselor, American Board of Genetic Counseling

Clinics I work with

Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program

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UCSF-John Muir Health Cancer Center in Berkeley

Berkeley Outpatient Center

3100 San Pablo Ave., Suite 430
Berkeley, CA 94702

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