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

Gellad, Ziad, Dariele Burchfield, Kevin Cooper, and Javad Taheri. “Continuous Nursing Care in GI Endoscopy Improves Nurse and Room Utilization and Decreases Patient Wait Time.” American Journal of Gastroenterology 107 (October 2012): S778–79. https://doi.org/10.14309/00000434-201210001-01911.

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Gellad, Ziad F., Andrew J. Muir, John G. McHutchison, William Sievert, Ala I. Sharara, Kimberly A. Brown, Robert Flisiak, et al. “Cost-effectiveness of truncated therapy for hepatitis C based on rapid virologic response.” Value Health 15, no. 6 (September 2012): 876–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2012.06.010.

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22999138
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Gellad, Ziad F., Javad Taheri, Dariele Burchfield, Kevin Cooper, Sarah Lothrop, and Firas H. AL-Kawas. “Discrete Event Simulation Modeling: A Valuable Tool to Optimize Endoscopy Unit Efficiency.” In Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 75:273–74. MOSBY-ELSEVIER, 2012.

Scholars@Duke

Gellad, Ziad F., Shelby D. Reed, and Andrew J. Muir. “Economic evaluation of direct-acting antiviral therapy in chronic hepatitis C.” Antivir Ther 17, no. 6 Pt B (2012): 1189–99. https://doi.org/10.3851/IMP2430.

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23186646
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Gellad, Ziad F., Susanna Naggie, Shelby D. Reed, Paul J. Clark, Alex J. Thompson, Kevin A. Schulman, and Andrew J. Muir. “THE COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF A TELAPREVIR-INCLUSIVE REGIMEN AS INITIAL THERAPY FOR GENOTYPE 1 HEPATITIS C INFECTION IN INDIVIDUALS WITH THE CC IL-28B POLYMORPHISM.” In Hepatology, 54:417A-418A. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2011.

Scholars@Duke

Gellad, Ziad F., Karen M. Stechuchak, Deborah A. Fisher, Maren K. Olsen, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Truls Ostbye, and William S. Yancy. “Longitudinal adherence to fecal occult blood testing impacts colorectal cancer screening quality.” Am J Gastroenterol 106, no. 6 (June 2011): 1125–34. https://doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2011.11.

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21304501
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Gellad, Ziad F., Shelby Reed, Andrew J. Muir, John McHutchison, William Steven, Ala I. Sharara, Kimberly Ann A. Brown, et al. “Truncated Therapy Based on Rapid Virologic Response is a Cost Effective Treatment Paradigm for Chronic Hepatitis C.” In Gastroenterology, 140:S895–S895. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2011.

Scholars@Duke

Gellad, Ziad F., David G. Weiss, Dennis J. Ahnen, David A. Lieberman, George L. Jackson, and Dawn Provenzale. “Colonoscopy withdrawal time and risk of neoplasia at 5 years: results from VA Cooperative Studies Program 380.” Am J Gastroenterol 105, no. 8 (August 2010): 1746–52. https://doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2010.107.

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20234348
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Jackson, George L., L Douglas Melton, David H. Abbott, Leah L. Zullig, Diana L. Ordin, Steven C. Grambow, Natia S. Hamilton, et al. “Quality of nonmetastatic colorectal cancer care in the Department of Veterans Affairs.” J Clin Oncol 28, no. 19 (July 1, 2010): 3176–81. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2009.26.7948.

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20516431
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Gellad, Ziad F., and Dawn Provenzale. “Colorectal cancer: national and international perspective on the burden of disease and public health impact.” Gastroenterology 138, no. 6 (June 2010): 2177–90. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2010.01.056.

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20420954
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