Tamison Jewett, MD

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Tamison Jewett, MD

Tamison Jewett, MD

Professor, Pediatrics - Medical Genetics

Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research

Physician Rating

5.0 out of 5

25 Ratings

Contact Information


  • North Carolina Medical Genetic

  • North Carolina Pediatric Society

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • American Society of Human Genetics

  • NPI: 1770567729

Clinical Interests

  • Connective Tissue Disorders, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Dysmorphology

Education & Training

  • BA

    1975 - Brown University

  • MD

    1984 - University of Arizona College of Medicine

  • Residency

    1987 - Pediatrics: University Arizona Affiliated Hospitals

  • Fellowship

    1989 - University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinical Genetics

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Eye Abnormalities, Gene Rearrangement, Congenital Abnormalities, Genes, Essential, Minor Histocompatibility Antigens

Recent Publications

  • Mutations in VPS13D lead to a new recessive ataxia with spasticity and mitochondrial defects.
    Seong E, Insolera R, Dulovic M, Kamsteeg EJ, Trinh J, Brüggemann N, Sandford E, Li S, Ozel AB, Li JZ, Jewett T, Kievit AJA, Münchau A, Shakkottai V, Klein C, Collins CA, Lohmann K, van de Warrenburg BP, Burmeister M. Ann. Neurol. 2018 Jun; 83(6):1075-1088.
  • Adenocarcinoma and polyposis of the colon in a 20-year-old patient with Trisomy 13: a case report.
    Thurtle DP, Huck MB, Zeller KA, Jewett T. J Med Case Rep. 2018 Mar; 12(1):56.
  • Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in 4 US Communities.
    May PA, Chambers CD, Kalberg WO, Zellner J, Feldman H, Buckley D, Kopald D, Hasken JM, Xu R, Honerkamp-Smith G, Taras H, Manning MA, Robinson LK, Adam MP, Abdul-Rahman O, Vaux K, Jewett T, Elliott AJ, Kable JA, Akshoomoff N, Falk D, Arroyo JA, Hereld D, Riley EP, Charness ME, Coles CD, Warren KR, Jones KL, Hoyme HE. JAMA. 2018 02; 319(5):474-482.
  • The genomic landscape of balanced cytogenetic abnormalities associated with human congenital anomalies.
    Redin C, Brand H, Collins RL, Kammin T, Mitchell E, Hodge JC, Hanscom C, Pillalamarri V, Seabra CM, Abbott MA, Abdul-Rahman OA, Aberg E, Adley R, Alcaraz-Estrada SL, Alkuraya FS, An Y, Anderson MA, Antolik C, Anyane-Yeboa K, Atkin JF, Bartell T, Bernstein JA, Beyer E, Blumenthal I, Bongers EM, Brilstra EH, Brown CW, Brüggenwirth HT, Callewaert B, Chiang C, Corning K, Cox H, Cuppen E, Currall BB, Cushing T, David D, Deardorff MA, Dheedene A, D'Hooghe M, de Vries BB, Earl DL, Ferguson HL, Fisher H, FitzPatrick DR, Gerrol P, Giachino D, Glessner JT, Gliem T, Grady M, Graham BH, Griffis C, Gripp KW, Gropman AL, Hanson-Kahn A, Harris DJ, Hayden MA, Hill R, Hochstenbach R, Hoffman JD, Hopkin RJ, Hubshman MW, Innes AM, Irons M, Irving M, Jacobsen JC, Janssens S, Jewett T, Johnson JP, Jongmans MC, Kahler SG, Koolen DA, Korzelius J, Kroisel PM, Lacassie Y, Lawless W, Lemyre E, Leppig K, Levin AV, Li H, Li H, Liao EC, Lim C, Lose EJ, Lucente D, Macera MJ, Manavalan P, Mandrile G, Marcelis CL, Margolin L, Mason T, Masser-Frye D, McClellan MW, Mendoza CJ, Menten B, Middelkamp S, Mikami LR, Moe E, Mohammed S, Mononen T, Mortenson ME, Moya G, Nieuwint AW, Ordulu Z, Parkash S, Pauker SP, Pereira S, Perrin D, Phelan K, Aguilar RE, Poddighe PJ, Pregno G, Raskin S, Reis L, Rhead W, Rita D, Renkens I, Roelens F, Ruliera J, Rump P, Schilit SL, Shaheen R, Sparkes R, Spiegel E, Stevens B, Stone MR, Tagoe J, Thakuria JV, van Bon BW, van de Kamp J, van Der Burgt I, van Essen T, van Ravenswaaij-Arts CM, van Roosmalen MJ, Vergult S, Volker-Touw CM, Warburton DP, Waterman MJ, Wiley S, Wilson A, Yerena-de Vega MC, Zori RT, Levy B, Brunner HG, de Leeuw N, Kloosterman WP, Thorland EC, Morton CC, Gusella JF, Talkowski ME. Nat. Genet. 2017 01; 49(1):36-45.
  • De Novo Mutations in SON Disrupt RNA Splicing of Genes Essential for Brain Development and Metabolism, Causing an Intellectual-Disability Syndrome.
    Kim JH, Shinde DN, Reijnders MRF, Hauser NS, Belmonte RL, Wilson GR, Bosch DGM, Bubulya PA, Shashi V, Petrovski S, Stone JK, Park EY, Veltman JA, Sinnema M, Stumpel CTRM, Draaisma JM, Nicolai J, , Yntema HG, Lindstrom K, de Vries BBA, Jewett T, Santoro SL, Vogt J, , Bachman KK, Seeley AH, Krokosky A, Turner C, Rohena L, Hempel M, Kortüm F, Lessel D, Neu A, Strom TM, Wieczorek D, Bramswig N, Laccone FA, Behunova J, Rehder H, Gordon CT, Rio M, Romana S, Tang S, El-Khechen D, Cho MT, McWalter K, Douglas G, Baskin B, Begtrup A, Funari T, Schoch K, Stegmann APA, Stevens SJC, Zhang DE, Traver D, Yao X, MacArthur DG, Brunner HG, Mancini GM, Myers RM, Owen LB, Lim ST, Stachura DL, Vissers LELM, Ahn EYE. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2016 09; 99(3):711-719.
  • Updated Clinical Guidelines for Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
    Hoyme HE, Kalberg WO, Elliott AJ, Blankenship J, Buckley D, Marais AS, Manning MA, Robinson LK, Adam MP, Abdul-Rahman O, Jewett T, Coles CD, Chambers C, Jones KL, Adnams CM, Shah PE, Riley EP, Charness ME, Warren KR, May PA. Pediatrics. 2016 08; 138(2)
  • Juvenile muscular atrophy of the distal upper extremities associated with x-linked periventricular heterotopia with features of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
    Hommel AL, Jewett T, Mortenson M, Caress JB. Muscle Nerve. 2016 10; 54(4):794-7.
  • Expanding the clinical and mutational spectrum of Kaufman oculocerebrofacial syndrome with biallelic UBE3B mutations.
    Basel-Vanagaite L, Yilmaz R, Tang S, Reuter MS, Rahner N, Grange DK, Mortenson M, Koty P, Feenstra H, Farwell Gonzalez KD, Sticht H, Boddaert N, Désir J, Anyane-Yeboa K, Zweier C, Reis A, Kubisch C, Jewett T, Zeng W, Borck G. Hum. Genet. 2014 Jul; 133(7):939-49.
  • De novo 12;17 translocation upstream of SOX9 resulting in 46,XX testicular disorder of sex development.
    Refai O, Friedman A, Terry L, Jewett T, Pearlman A, Perle MA, Ostrer H. Am. J. Med. Genet. A. 2010 Feb; 152A(2):422-6.
  • Toriello-Carey syndrome: delineation and review.
    Toriello HV, Carey JC, Addor MC, Allen W, Burke L, Chun N, Dobyns W, Elias E, Gallagher R, Hordijk R, Hoyme G, Irons M, Jewett T, LeMerrer M, Lubinsky M, Martin R, McDonald-McGinn D, Neumann L, Newman W, Pauli R, Seaver L, Tsai A, Wargowsky D, Williams M, Zackai E. Am. J. Med. Genet. A. 2003 Nov; 123A(1):84-90.

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  • 7/24/2018

    Dr. _____ was very professional. She _____ during our discussion to thank me for my service to the country.

  • 7/24/2018

    This provider is the epitome of what doctor should be. The most attentive, "down to earth" and understanding doctor that I believe I have seen. The whole genetics team was wonderful.

  • 7/18/2018

    Dr. Jewett is wonderful; she is thorough and thoughtful.

  • 6/13/2018

    *Dr. Jewett was wonderful! So compassionate and knowledgeable. Only complaint was it took a year to have appt. scheduled, and soonest available appointment was another year out.

  • 5/29/2018

    very impressed with Dr. Jewitt and staff

  • 4/10/2018

    Excellent dr. & team!

  • 3/19/2018

    Dr. Jewett is the absolute best!

  • 1/11/2018

    *Dr. Jewett is wonderful. She is knowledgeable and an ease to talk to. I love *Dr. Jewett.

  • 11/29/2017

    Everyone was very good to us.

  • 10/29/2017

    Dr Jewett is such a great physician. She is such a kind person and an excellent patient advocate.

  • 10/12/2017

    Dr Jewett is very helpful in helping me understand my disease process. She takes her time to rmail me articles about EDS n the organ systems it can affect


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