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Dr Gareth Jevon

Dr Jevon Gareth


Senior Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Anatomical Pathology, Histopathology

Sub-specialties: Paediatric Pathology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Jevon is a paediatric pathologist who did his fellowship training at Texas Children’s Hospital. He worked previously at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver and Perth Children’s Hospital. He has interests in gastrointestinal and liver disease in children, fetal and placental pathology.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) 2008
  • Pediatric Pathology subspecialty certificate, American Board of Pathology 1998
  • Diplomate, Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology 1991
  • Specialty Certificate, Anatomical Pathology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 1991
  • MBChB University of Cape Town 1983

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 2021 - Present


Research Interests

  • Perinatal and placental pathology
  • Paediatric liver and gastrointestinal pathology


  • Severe congenital cutis laxa: Identification of novel homozygous LOX gene variants in two families. McKenzie F, Mina K, Callewaert B, Beyens A, Dickinson JE, Jevon G, Papadimitriou J, Diness BR, Steensberg JN, Ek J, Baynam G. Clin Genet. 2021 Apr 18.
  • Rare Case of Gastric Xanthoma in a 15-Year-Old Patient. Foo TSY, Turner E, Leal M, Jevon G. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2021 Apr 13
  • Assessment of European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) guidelines in an Australian paediatric population. Thompson G, Grover Z, Loh R, Mews C, Ravikumara M, Jevon G, D'Orsogna L, McLean-Tooke A. Pathology. 2020 Aug;52(5):568-575.
  • Siblings with lethal primary pulmonary hypoplasia and compound heterozygous variants in the AARS2 gene: further delineation of the phenotypic spectrum. Kiraly-Borri C, Jevon G, Ji W, Jeffries L, Ricciardi JL, Konstantino M, Ackerman KG, Lakhani SA. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2019 Jun 3;5(3).
  • Gastrointestinal: Unusual presentation of duodenal web in an infant. Thacker K, Jevon G, Whan E. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Sep;31(9):1512.
  • Hansford JR, Kotecha RS, Jevon G, Cole CH, Gottardo NG. Efficacy of acute myeloid leukemia therapy without stem-cell transplantation in a child with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm. Haematologica. 2013 Mar;98(3):e30-1.
  • Sharma A, Mews C, Jevon G, Ravikumara M. Duodenal bulb biopsy in children for the diagnosis of coeliac disease: experience from Perth, Australia. J Paediatr Child Health. 2013 Mar;49(3):210-4.
  • Hill CP, Damodaran O, Walsh P, Jevon GP, Blyth CC. Balamuthia amebic meningoencephalitis and mycotic aneurysms in an infant. Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Jul;45(1):45-8.
  • Jevon GP, Madhur R. Endoscopic and histologic findings in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2010 Mar;6(3):174-80.
  • Baynam G, Kiraly-Borri C, Goldblatt J, Dickinson JE, Jevon GP, Overkov A. A recurrence of a hydrop lethal skeletal dysplasia showing similarity to Desbuquois dysplasia and a proposed new sign: the Upsilon sign. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Apr;152A(4):966-9.
  • Khor TS, Alessandri AJ, Jevon GP. Infant anaplastic large cell lymphoma with hemophagocytic syndrome. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2010 Jan-Feb;13(1):72-6.
  • Chung HV, Riley M, Ho JK, Leung B, Jevon GP, Arbour LT, Barker C, Schreiber R, Yoshida EM. Retrospective review of pediatric and adult autoimmune hepatitis in two quaternary care centres in British Columbia: increased prevalence seen in British Columbia's First Nations community. Can J Gastroenterol. 2007 Sep;21(9):565-8.
  • Boyer L, Sidpra D, Jevon G, Buchan AM, Jacobson K. Differential responses of VIPergic and nitrergic neurons in paediatric patients with Crohn's disease. Auton Neurosci. 2007 Jul 31;134(1-2):106-14.
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition; Colitis Foundation of America, Bousvaros A, Antonioli DA, Colletti RB, Dubinsky MC, Glickman JN, Gold BD, Griffiths AM, Jevon GP, Higuchi LM, Hyams JS, Kirschner BS, Kugathasan S, Baldassano RN, Russo PA. Differentiating ulcerative colitis from Crohn disease in children and young adults: report of a working group of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2007 May;44(5):653-74.
  • Sinclair GB, Jevon G, Colobong KE, Randall DR, Choy FY, Clarke LA. Generation of a conditional knockout of murine glucocerebrosidase: utility for the study of Gaucher disease. Mol Genet Metab. 2007 Feb;90(2):148-56.
  • Dionne JM, Wu JK, Heran M, Murphy JJ, Jevon G, White CT. Malignant hypertension, polycythemia, and paragangliomas. J Pediatr. 2006 Apr;148(4):540-5.
  • Ho J, Jevon G, Sanatani S. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery with diffuse coronary hypoplasia resulting in sudden death. Can J Cardiol. 2005 May 1;21(6):529-31.
  • Barker CC, Mitton C, Jevon G, Mock T. Can tissue transglutaminase antibody titers replace small-bowel biopsy to diagnose celiac disease in select pediatric populations? Pediatrics. 2005 May;115(5):1341-6.
  • Boyer L, Ghoreishi M, Templeman V, Vallance BA, Buchan AM, Jevon G, Jacobson K. Myenteric plexus injury and apoptosis in experimental colitis. Auton Neurosci. 2005 Jan 15;117(1):41-53.
  • Ramaswamy K, Jacobson K, Jevon G, Israel D. Esophageal Crohn disease in children: a clinical spectrum. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Apr;36(4):454-8.
  • Schultz KR, Su WN, Hsiao CC, Doho G, Jevon G, Bader S, MacFarlane DE, Gilman AL. Chloroquine prevention of murine MHC-disparate acute graft-versus-host disease correlates with inhibition of splenic response to CpG oligodeoxynucleotides and alterations in T-cell cytokine production. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2002;8(12):648-55.
  • Pashankar DS, Israel DM, Jevon GP, Buchan AM. Effect of long-term omeprazole treatment on antral G and D cells in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2001 Nov;33(5):537-42. • Gillett PM, Schreiber RA, Jevon GP, Israel DM, Warshawski T, Vallance H, Clarke LA. Mucopolysaccharidosis type VII (Sly syndrome) presenting as neonatal cholestasis with hepatosplenomegaly. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2001 Aug;33(2):216-20.
  • Jevon GP. Grade and stage in chronic hepatitis. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2001 Jul-Aug;4(4):372-80.
  • McFadden DE, Pantzar JT, Jevon GP. Gonadal pathology in triploidy. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2000 Nov-Dec;3(6):548-55.
  • Baross-Francis A, Milhausen MK, Andrew SE, Jevon G, Jirik FR. Tumors arising in DNA mismatch repair-deficient mice show a wide variation in mutation frequency as assessed by a transgenic reporter gene. Carcinogenesis. 2000 Jun;21(6):1259-62.
  • Dohil R, Hassall E, Jevon G, Dimmick J. Gastritis and gastropathy of childhood. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1999 Oct;29(4):378-94.
  • Ostry AJ, Vallance HD, Dimmick JE, Jevon GP. The liver biopsy and the jaundiced infant. Pathology Review 1999; 4, 1-7.
  • Jevon GP, Dimmick JE. Histopathologic approach to metabolic liver disease: Part 2. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 1998 Jul-Aug;1(4):261-9. • Jevon GP, Dimmick JE. Histopathologic approach to metabolic liver disease: Part 1. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 1998 May-Jun;1(3):179-99.
  • Jevon GP, Dimmick JE, Dohil R, Hassall EG. Spectrum of gastritis in celiac disease in childhood. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 1999 May-Jun;2(3):221-6.
  • Jevon GP, Dimmick JE. Biliary atresia and cytomegalovirus infection: a DNA study. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 1999 Jan-Feb;2(1):11-4.
  • Russell C, Hendson G, Jevon G, Matlock T, Yu J, Aklujkar M, Ng KY, Clarke LA. Murine MPS I: insights into the pathogenesis of Hurler syndrome. Clin Genet.1998 May;53(5):349-61.
  • Carruthers J, Jevon G, Prendiville J. Localized dystrophic periocular calcification: a complication of intralesional corticosteroid therapy for infantile periocular hemangiomas. Pediatr Dermatol. 1998 Jan-Feb;15(1):23-6.
  • Dimmick JE, Jevon GP, Hassall EG. Pediatric Gastritis. Perspect Pediatr Pathol, 1997, 17, 35-76
  • Miller GG, Fraser GC, Jevon G. 'Pilonidal appendicitis' or 'the hair of the dog': an unusual case of foreign body perforation of the appendix. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 May;31(5):703.
  • Jevon GP, Elavathil LJ, Harnish DG, deSa DJ. Epstein-Barr virus in non- Hodgkin's lymphomas and lymphoid tissue in children. Pediatr Pathol Lab Med.
  • 1995 Mar-Apr;15(2):283-90.
  • Montgomery LD, Belfort MA, Saade GR, Baker BW, Pokorny W, Minifee P, Langston C, Jevon G, Van den Veyver I, Robie D, et al. Iatrogenic gastroschisis decreases pulmonary hypoplasia in an ovine congenital diaphragmatic hernia model. Fetal Diagn Ther. 1995 Mar-Apr;10(2):119-26.
  • Jevon GP, Dunne WM, Finegold MJ. An analysis of lymph node DNA for possible bacterial agents of cat-scratch disease. Pediatr Pathol Lab Med. 1995 Jan- Feb;15(1):3-9.
  • Jevon GP, Finegold MJ. Reliability of histological criteria in glycogen storage disease of the liver. Pediatr Pathol. 1994 Jul-Aug;14(4):709-21.
  • Jevon GP, Dunne WM Jr, Hawkins HK, Armstrong DL, Musser JM. Fatal group A streptococcal meningitis and toxic shock-like syndrome: case report. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Jan;18(1):91-3.
  • Jevon GP, Dunne WM Jr, Hicks MJ, Langston C. Bacillus cereus pneumonia in premature neonates: a report of two cases. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1993 Mar;12(3):251-3.
  • Jevon GP, Daya D, Qizilbash AH. Intussusception of the appendix. A report of four cases and review of the literature. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1992 Sep;116(9):960-4.
  • Arsenault AL, Jevon GP, Riddell RH, Simon GT. Apatite determination and distribution in an early stage of gallbladder calcification. Ultrastruct Pathol.
  • 1991 Mar-Apr;15(2):175-83.

    Book Chapters
  • Dimmick JE, Jevon GP. Liver disease in the perinatal infant. J.S. Wigglesworth, J.B. Singer eds. Textbook of fetal and perinatal pathology. 2nd ed. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, Mass 1998
  • Dimmick JE, Jevon GP. Gastritis and Gastropathies of Childhood. In: Pathology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. Springer-Verlag, New York, eds Russo P, Ruchelli E, Piccoli D. 2004.
  • Jevon GP, Dimmick JE. Metabolic liver disease. In: Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. Springer-Verlag, New York, eds Russo P, Ruchelli E, Piccoli D. 2004
  • Ravikumara M, Jevon G. Upper GI Endoscopy in Malabsorption Disorders. In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Children. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY, ed Marco Manfredi. 2014.

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