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Tamison Jewett, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Tamison Jewett, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics - Medical Genetics

Clinical Interests

Connective Tissue Disorders, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Dysmorphology

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Department: 336-716-2011


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Education & Training

  • B.A., Brown University, 1975
  • M.D., University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1984
  • Residency, Pediatrics, U Arizona Affil Hospitals, 1987
  • Fellowship, U Iowa Hosps & Clinics, 1989


  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics
  • North Carolina Medical Genetic
  • North Carolina Pediatric Soc
  • Am Soc of Human Genetics

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  • 1770567729
Tamison Jewett, M.D.

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Tamison Jewett, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics - Medical Genetics

Research Interests

Eye Abnormalities; Genes, Essential; Minor Histocompatibility Antigens; RNA Splicing; Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7573 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

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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Professor, Pediatrics - Medical Genetics

Clinical Interests

Connective Tissue Disorders, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Dysmorphology
Tamison Jewett, M.D.

Tamison Jewett, M.D.

Professor, Pediatrics - Medical Genetics

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


*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.


She is amazing!


Dr. Jewett and her staff are amazing. they spent much more time with us than we expected.


*Dr. Jewett was amazing. She was thorough, professional, kind, and explained extremely complex medical terminology in a way that was easily understandable. She explained every thing she was doing during the exam to my son, which both he and I appreciated. her level of knowledge was impressive and reassuring. I can not say enough complimentary things about her.


*Dr. Jewett is so wonderful. She is very knowledgeable and will seek additional information if she doesn't have the answer. She has a kind hearted bed side manner and explains very complex information in a way that anyone could understand.

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