Ziad F. Gellad, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Road, Duke North - DUMC 3703, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-1585
Email address ziad.gellad@duke.edu

Dr. Gellad is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Duke University Medical Center and a faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute.  He is also a VA Career Development Awardee and holds an appointment in the Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation at the Durham VA Medical Center.  His research focuses on the implementation of systems engineering methods to improve the quality and value of health care delivery with a specific emphasis in colorectal cancer screening.

Dr. Gellad has also received several innovation grants to develop and implement novel information technology platforms to improve the patient and clinician experience.  He is also an active contributor to the innovation and entrepreneurship activities within Duke University and co-founder of a health technology startup in Durham.

Dr. Gellad received his MD and MPH degrees from Johns Hopkins University.  He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in gastroenterology at Duke University Medical Center.  He is the Director of Quality for the Division of Gastroenterology and Associate vice Chair for Clinical Innovation in the Department of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center.   Dr. Gellad is past-chair of the Quality Measures Committee of the American Gastroenterological Association, associate editor for GI & Hepatology News and is on the Board of Editors for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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Education and Training

  • Fellow in Gastroenterology, Medicine, Duke University, 2006 - 2009
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 2003 - 2006
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2003
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University, 2002

Publications

Musselwhite, Laura W., Thomas S. Redding, Kellie J. Sims, Meghan C. O’Leary, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Terry Hyslop, Ziad F. Gellad, Brian A. Sullivan, David Lieberman, and Dawn Provenzale. “Advanced neoplasia in Veterans at screening colonoscopy using the National Cancer Institute Risk Assessment Tool..” Bmc Cancer 19, no. 1 (November 12, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-019-6204-1.

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Voils, Corrine I., Heather A. King, Carolyn T. Thorpe, Dan V. Blalock, Ian M. Kronish, Bryce B. Reeve, Colleen Boatright, and Ziad F. Gellad. “Content Validity and Reliability of a Self-Report Measure of Medication Nonadherence in Hepatitis C Treatment..” Dig Dis Sci 64, no. 10 (October 2019): 2784–97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-05621-7.

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Lieberman, David, Brian A. Sullivan, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Xuejun Qin, Laura W. Musselwhite, Meghan C. O’Leary, Thomas S. Redding, et al. “Baseline Colonoscopy Findings Associated with 10-Year Outcomes in a Screening Cohort Undergoing Colonoscopy Surveillance..” Gastroenterology, July 31, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2019.07.052.

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Zullig, Leah L., Haresh L. Bhatia, Ziad F. Gellad, Mark Eatherly, Rochelle Henderson, and Hayden B. Bosworth. “Adoption of direct-acting antiviral medications for hepatitis C: a retrospective observational study..” Bmc Health Serv Res 19, no. 1 (July 25, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4349-x.

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Finn, Raymond T., Benjamin Lloyd, Yuval A. Patel, James T. Allen, Jennifer Cornejo, Andrea Davis, Thasha McIntosh, et al. “Decreasing Endoscopy No-Shows Using a Lean Improvement Framework..” Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 17, no. 7 (June 2019): 1224-1227.e3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2019.02.002.

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Hong, Julian C., Elizabeth R. Hauser, Thomas S. Redding, Kellie J. Sims, Ziad F. Gellad, Meghan O’Leary, Ashton Madison, et al. “Characterization of temporal relationships of comorbidities developed following cancer diagnoses in veterans..” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 37:e18049–e18049. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2019. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.2019.37.15_suppl.e18049.

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Horton, Anthony J., Brian Sullivan, Katie Charles, Thasha McIntosh, Andrea Davis, Ziad F. Gellad, Rahul A. Shimpi, Prakash Gyawali, and Amit Patel. “ESOPHAGEAL BASELINE IMPEDANCE FROM HIGH RESOLUTION IMPEDANCE MANOMETRY (BI-HRIM) CORRELATES WITH MEAN NOCTURNAL BASELINE IMPEDANCE (MNBI) REGARDLESS OF MANOMETRY SYSTEM MANUFACTURER.” In Gastroenterology, 156:S972–73. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Leiman, David A., Richard K. Wood, Kimberley J. Evans, Rahul A. Shimpi, and Ziad F. Gellad. “A NOVEL ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD-BASED WORKFLOW FOR DOCUMENTING AND REPORTING QUALITY OF CARE DELIVERY IN BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS AND UPPER ENDOSCOPY CARE UTILIZATION.” In Gastroenterology, 156:S265–66. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2019.

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Sullivan, Brian, Xuejun Qin, Thomas S. Redding, Ziad F. Gellad, Annjanette Stone, David Weiss, Ashton Madison, et al. “GENETIC COLORECTAL CANCER RISK VARIANTS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASING ADENOMA COUNTS.” In Gastroenterology, 156:S500–S500. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2019.

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