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.

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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

Gellad, ZF, Thompson, CP, and Taheri, J. "Endoscopy unit efficiency: quality redefined." Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11, no. 9 (September 2013): 1046-1049.e1.

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23978500
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Gellad, ZF, Voils, CI, Lin, L, and Provenzale, D. "Clinical practice variation in the management of diminutive colorectal polyps: results of a national survey of gastroenterologists." Am J Gastroenterol 108, no. 6 (June 2013): 873-878.

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23735908
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Jackson, GL, Zullig, LL, Zafar, SY, Powell, AA, Ordin, DL, Gellad, ZF, Abbott, D, Schlosser, JM, Hersh, J, and Provenzale, D. "Using NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology to measure the quality of colorectal cancer care in the veterans health administration." J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11, no. 4 (April 1, 2013): 431-441.

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23584346
Scholars@Duke

Gellad, Z. "Personalisation of colorectal cancer screening." The Lancet Oncology (2013).

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23746987
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Gellad, Z. "Personalisation of colorectal cancer screening." The Lancet Oncology 14, no. 8 (2013): 673-675.

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Chan, JL, Lin, L, Feiler, M, Wolf, AI, Cardona, DM, and Gellad, ZF. "Comparative effectiveness of i-SCAN™ and high-definition white light characterizing small colonic polyps." World J Gastroenterol 18, no. 41 (November 7, 2012): 5905-5911.

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23139606
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Gellad, Z, Burchfield, D, Cooper, K, and Taheri, J. "Continuous Nursing Care in GI Endoscopy Improves Nurse and Room Utilization and Decreases Patient Wait Time." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY 107 (October 2012): S778-S779.

Scholars@Duke

Gellad, ZF, Muir, AJ, McHutchison, JG, Sievert, W, Sharara, AI, Brown, KA, Flisiak, R, Jacobson, IM, Kershenobich, D, Manns, MP, Schulman, KA, and Reed, SD. "Cost-effectiveness of truncated therapy for hepatitis C based on rapid virologic response." Value Health 15, no. 6 (September 2012): 876-886.

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22999138
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Gellad, ZF, Taheri, J, Burchfield, D, Cooper, K, Lothrop, S, and AL-Kawas, FH. "Discrete Event Simulation Modeling: A Valuable Tool to Optimize Endoscopy Unit Efficiency." April 2012.

Scholars@Duke

Gellad, ZF, Reed, SD, and Muir, AJ. "Economic evaluation of direct-acting antiviral therapy in chronic hepatitis C." Antivir Ther 17, no. 6 Pt B (2012): 1189-1199. (Review)

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23186646
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