Ziad F. Gellad, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
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

Ding, Xiruo, Ziad F. Gellad, Chad Mather, Pamela Barth, Eric G. Poon, Mark Newman, and Benjamin A. Goldstein. “Designing risk prediction models for ambulatory no-shows across different specialties and clinics.” J Am Med Inform Assoc 25, no. 8 (August 1, 2018): 924–30. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocy002.

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Mull, Hillary J., Ziad F. Gellad, Rajan T. Gupta, Javier A. Valle, Danil V. Makarov, Tyler Silverman, and Westyn Branch-Elliman. “Factors Associated With Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions After Invasive Outpatient Procedures in the Veterans Health Administration.” Jama Surg 153, no. 8 (August 1, 2018): 774–76. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0874.

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Egberg, Matthew D., Ajay S. Gulati, Ziad F. Gellad, Gil Y. Melmed, and Michael D. Kappelman. “Improving Quality in the Care of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.” Inflamm Bowel Dis 24, no. 8 (July 12, 2018): 1660–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/ibd/izy030.

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Finn, Raymond T., Benjamin Lloyd, Yuval Patel, James T. Allen, Nicholas Burr, Jennifer Cornejo, Andrea Davis, et al. “Improving Endoscopy Access for Veterans: A Lean Performance Improvement Project Decreases Endoscopy No-Show Rate at a Veterans Affairs Hospital.” In Gastroenterology, 155:e34–35. Elsevier BV, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.06.061.

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Qin, Xuejun, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Annjanette Stone, Weleetka C. Carter, Kellie Sims, R. L. Whitley, Ashton Madison, et al. “GENETIC ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS OF ADVANCED NEOPLASIA IN A COLON CANCER SCREENING COHORT.” In Gastroenterology, 154:S277–S277. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Spechler, Stuart J., Robert H. Lee, Brian R. Smith, Hiroshi Mashimo, Vivian Sanchez, Kerry B. Dunbar, Pham Thai, et al. “A VA COOPERATIVE, RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL TREATMENTS FOR PATIENTS WITH HEARTBURN THAT IS REFRACTORY TO PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS.” In Gastroenterology, 154:S129–S129. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2018.

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Finn, Raymond T., Benjamin Lloyd, Yuval A. Patel, Jennifer Cornejo, Thasha McIntosh, James Allen, Andrea Davis, et al. “IMPROVING ENDOSCOPY ACCESS FOR VETERANS: A LEAN PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT DECREASES ENDOSCOPY NO-SHOW RATE AT A VETERANS AFFAIRS HOSPITAL.” In Gastroenterology, 154:S139–S139. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2018.

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Leiman, David A., Nicole G. Jawitz, Li Lin, Richard K. Wood, and Ziad F. Gellad. “TERMINAL ILEUM INTUBATION DOES NOT IMPROVE ADENOMA DETECTION RATE.” In Gastroenterology, 154:S341–S341. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2018.

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Charles, Katie, Brian Sullivan, Thasha McIntosh, Ziad F. Gellad, Rahul A. Shimpi, C Prakash Gyawali, and Amit Patel. “ESOPHAGEAL BASELINE IMPEDANCE FROM HIGH-RESOLUTION IMPEDANCE MANOMETRY (BI-HRIM) CORRELATES WITH MEAN NOCTURNAL BASELINE IMPEDANCE (MNBI) FROM PH-IMPEDANCE MONITORING ON AND OFF PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR THERAPY.” In Gastroenterology, 154:S486–S486. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2018.

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