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

Ding, X, Gellad, ZF, Mather, C, Barth, P, Poon, EG, Newman, M, and Goldstein, BA. "Designing risk prediction models for ambulatory no-shows across different specialties and clinics." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : Jamia 25, no. 8 (August 2018): 924-930.

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29444283
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Egberg, MD, Gulati, AS, Gellad, ZF, Melmed, GY, and Kappelman, MD. "Improving Quality in the Care of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases." Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 24, no. 8 (July 2018): 1660-1669.

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29718299
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Mull, HJ, Gellad, ZF, Gupta, RT, Valle, JA, Makarov, DV, Silverman, T, and Branch-Elliman, W. "Factors Associated With Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions After Invasive Outpatient Procedures in the Veterans Health Administration." Jama Surgery (May 2, 2018).

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29801049
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Crockett, SD, Wani, S, Gardner, TB, Falck-Ytter, Y, Barkun, AN, and American Gastroenterological Association Institute Clinical Guidelines Committee, . "American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on Initial Management of Acute Pancreatitis." Gastroenterology 154, no. 4 (March 2018): 1096-1101. (Review)

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29409760
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Gellad, ZF. "Issue Highlights. (Accepted)" Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 15, no. 10 (October 2017): 1483-1484.

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28822235
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Finn, RT, Boyd, A, Lin, L, and Gellad, ZF. "Bolus Administration of Fentanyl and Midazolam for Colonoscopy Increases Endoscopy Unit Efficiency and Safety Compared With Titrated Sedation." Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 15, no. 9 (September 2017): 1419-1426.e2.

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28365484
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Japinga, M, Saunders, R, Gellad, ZF, and McClellan, M. "The Evolving Payment Reform Landscape: New Opportunities for Gastroenterology Leadership." Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 15, no. 9 (September 2017): 1322-1325.

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28822480
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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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