Tamison Jewett, M.D.

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Tamison Jewett, M.D.

Tamison Jewett, M.D.


Pediatrics - Medical Genetics

Physician Rating

5.0 out of 5

29 Ratings

Contact Information


  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics

  • North Carolina Medical Genetic

  • North Carolina Pediatric Soc

  • Am Soc of Human Genetics

  • NPI: 1770567729

Clinical Interests

  • Connective Tissue Disorders, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Dysmorphology

Education & Training

  • B.A.

    1975 - Brown University

  • M.D.

    1984 - University of Arizona College of Medicine

  • Residency

    1987 - Pediatrics: U Arizona Affil Hospitals

  • Fellowship

    1989 - U Iowa Hosps & Clinics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinical Genetics


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Eye Abnormalities, Gene Rearrangement, Congenital Abnormalities, Chromosome Aberrations, Minor Histocompatibility Antigens

Recent Publications

  • 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,.. JAMA. 2018;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,.. Nat Genet. 2017;49(1):36-45.
  • 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;54(4):794-797.
  • 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;138(2):e20154256.
  • 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 MR, Hauser NS, Belmonte RL, Wilson GR, Bosch DG, Bubulya PA, Shashi V, Petrovski S, Stone JK, Park EY, Veltman JA, Sinnema M, Stumpel CT, Draaisma JM, Nicolai J, Yntema HG, Lindstrom K, de Vries BB, Jewett T,.. Am J Hum Genet. 2016;99(3):711-719.
  • Expanding the phenotype of neural crest cell disorders: hirschsprung disease in branchio-oculo-facial syndrome [abstract] Haldeman-Englert CR, Berry MN, Stamper TH, Jewett T, Argenta LC, Milunsky A.. Am J Med Genet A. 2015;167(8):1702-1703.
  • Kaufman oculocerebrofacial syndrome is caused by mutations in UBE3B and overlaps phenotypically with toriello-carey syndrome [abstract] Jewett T, Mortenson M, Grange DK.. Am J Med Genet A. 2015;167(8):1724.
  • 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, Desir J, Anyane-Yeboa K, Zweier C, Reis A, Kubisch C, Jewett T, Zeng W, Borck G.. Hum Genet. 2014;133(7):939-949.
  • Genetics services and children with special health care needs Mendelsohn NJ, Jewett T. In: Saul RA, ed. Medical genetics in pediatric practice. Elk Grove Village (IL): American Academy of Pediatrics;2013: 61-72.
  • 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;152A(2):422-426.

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Doctor Ratings

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Patient Comments

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  • 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

  • 9/8/2017


  • 6/8/2017

    Excellent provider, very knowledgeable re: pt's syndrome, talks to the pt even though the pt is "special needs," caring - compassionate, patient & kind.

  • 3/20/2017

    *Dr. Jewett is so knowledgeable and warm. I feel that she really cares about me and my son. She is the best combination of a doctor.


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