Tamison Jewett, M.D.

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Tamison Jewett, M.D.

Tamison Jewett, M.D.


Medical Genetics

Physician Rating

4.9 out of 5

34 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 Clinical Genetics (M.D.)


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • congenital defects, genetics/genome, growth & development

Recent Publications

  • 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

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
Wait time at clinic

Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

  • 8/1/2016

    *Dr. Jewett is SO sweet! She's also very knowledgeable and intelligent.

  • 5/27/2016

    *Dr. Jewett & her team were amazing! She is the most caring, loving, respectful doctor we have ever seen.

  • 4/26/2016

    *Dr. Jewett is hands down our son's best doc. She is so caring & thorough.

  • 4/11/2016

    *Dr. Jewett is an excellent and dedicated physician. I like her and admire her very much.

  • 3/9/2016

    *Dr.Jarett and her staff are the highest leve of quality and competency. I would recommend them to anyone.

  • 3/1/2016

    Dr. Jewett is amazing and I wish we could see her for everything. She is through, genial, caring and very informative.

  • 1/11/2016

    *Dr. Jewett is wonderful. She is very caring and has amazing bedside manners. I definitely recommend her!


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