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Ziad F. Gellad

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Gastroenterology
Box 3913, Durham, NC 27710
508 Fulton Street, 111E GI Clinic, Durham, NC 27705


Dr. Gellad is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Duke University Medical Center and the Chief of Gastroenterology at the Durham VA Health Care System.  His research focuses on quality of care in gastroenterology, with a particular focus on 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, NC.

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.   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.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Medicine · 2024 - Present Medicine, Gastroenterology, Medicine
Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy · 2019 - Present Duke-Margolis Institute for Health Policy, Initiatives

Education, Training & Certifications

Johns Hopkins University · 2003 M.D.
Johns Hopkins University · 2002 M.P.H.