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

Saini, Sameer D., Megan A. Adams, Joel V. Brill, Neil Gupta, Mariam Naveed, Jonathan A. Rosenberg, and Ziad F. Gellad. “Colorectal Cancer Screening Quality Measures: Beyond Colonoscopy.” Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 14, no. 5 (May 2016): 644–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2016.02.023.

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26996882
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Gellad, Ziad F., and Theodore Eugene Day. “What Is Value Stream Mapping, and How Can It Help My Practice?” Am J Gastroenterol 111, no. 4 (April 2016): 447–48. https://doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2016.38.

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26925882
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Partin, Melissa R., Aasma Shaukat, David B. Nelson, Amy Gravely, Sean Nugent, Ziad F. Gellad, and James F. Burgess. “Reply.” Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 14, no. 3 (March 2016): 486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2015.12.008.

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26689898
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Partin, Melissa R., Amy Gravely, Ziad F. Gellad, Sean Nugent, James F. Burgess, Aasma Shaukat, and David B. Nelson. “Factors Associated With Missed and Cancelled Colonoscopy Appointments at Veterans Health Administration Facilities.” Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 14, no. 2 (February 2016): 259–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2015.07.051.

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26305071
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Rubenstein, Joel H., David Lieberman, Brian Fennerty, and Ziad F. Gellad. “Measuring the quality of Barrett's esophagus management with measures that are high quality.” Gastroenterology 149, no. 6 (November 2015): 1298–1301. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2015.09.006.

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26385076
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Rubenstein, Joel H., Robert Enns, Joel Heidelbaugh, Alan Barkun, and Alan Clinical Guidelines Committee. “American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Lynch Syndrome.” Gastroenterology 149, no. 3 (September 2015): 777–82. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2015.07.036.

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26226577
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Gellad, Ziad, David Chermak, Emmanuel Brown, and Javad Taheri. “Automating Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics: Leveraging the Electronic Health Record for Process Improvement.” In Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 81:AB236–AB236. MOSBY-ELSEVIER, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Gellad, Ziad F. “Endoscopy unit efficiency.” Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) 10, no. 5 (May 2014): 315–17.

PMID
24987316
Scholars@Duke

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