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) 668-7802
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.

In Their Words

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

Gellad, ZF. "Cultivating Competencies for Value-Based Care." Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 15, no. 7 (July 2017): 969-971.

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28622876
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Day, TE, and Gellad, ZF. "The Value of Negative Results in Quality Improvement: A Simulation Perspective." American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 31, no. 4 (July 2016): 376-378.

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26438633
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Saini, SD, Adams, MA, Brill, JV, Gupta, N, Naveed, M, Rosenberg, JA, and Gellad, ZF. "Colorectal Cancer Screening Quality Measures: Beyond Colonoscopy." Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 14, no. 5 (May 2016): 644-647.

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26996882
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Gellad, ZF, and Day, TE. "What Is Value Stream Mapping, and How Can It Help My Practice?." The American journal of gastroenterology 111, no. 4 (April 2016): 447-448. (Review)

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26925882
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Partin, MR, Shaukat, A, Nelson, DB, Gravely, A, Nugent, S, Gellad, ZF, and Burgess, JF. "Reply." Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 14, no. 3 (March 2016): 486-null. (Letter)

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26689898
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Partin, MR, Gravely, A, Gellad, ZF, Nugent, S, Burgess, JF, Shaukat, A, and Nelson, DB. "Factors Associated With Missed and Cancelled Colonoscopy Appointments at Veterans Health Administration Facilities." Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 14, no. 2 (February 2016): 259-267.

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26305071
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Seidelman, J, Zuo, R, Udayakumar, K, and Gellad, ZF. "Caught on Capsule: Iron-deficiency Anemia Due to Hookworm Infection." The American journal of medicine 129, no. 2 (February 2016): 167-169.

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26299322
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Rubenstein, JH, Lieberman, D, Fennerty, B, and Gellad, ZF. "Measuring the quality of Barrett's esophagus management with measures that are high quality." Gastroenterology 149, no. 6 (November 2015): 1298-1301.

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26385076
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Rubenstein, JH, Enns, R, Heidelbaugh, J, Barkun, A, and Clinical Guidelines Committee, . "American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Lynch Syndrome." Gastroenterology 149, no. 3 (September 2015): 777-782. (Review)

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26226577
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Gellad, Z, Chermak, D, Brown, E, and Taheri, J. "Automating Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics: Leveraging the Electronic Health Record for Process Improvement." May 2015.

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