Kellie Flood, MD

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Kellie Flood, MD
Associate Professor
CH19 219H
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-2041
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Kellie Flood, MD was born in Waco, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Baylor University and attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Geriatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Following fellowship she served as a Chief Resident in Internal Medicine for one year before joining the faculty in the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science at Washington University.

While at Washington University, Dr. Flood was awarded a Geriatric Academic Career Development Award from the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA). Utilizing this support, she led the development and implementation of a new geriatrics curriculum for medical students. Dr. Flood also served as medical director for the nations first Oncology-Acute Care for Elders Unit. Dr. Flood joined the faculty in the Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care at UAB in August 2006. She currently leads the development of inpatient geriatric clinical services and serves as an attending physician on the UAB Palliative Care Consultation Team and inpatient Palliative and Comfort Care Unit.


Professional Memberships

Christian Medical and Dental Society
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
American Geriatrics Society


Clinical/Research Interests

Survivorship and Geriatric Syndromes in Older Adult Cancer Patients, Patient Safety, Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Units, Interdisciplinary Team Models of Care


Selected Publications

Flood KL, Carroll MB, Le CV, Ball L, Esker DA, Carr DB. Geriatric Syndromes in Elderly Patients Admitted to an Oncology-Acute Care for Elders Unit. J Clin Oncol 2006; 24(15):2298-2303.

Flood KL, Rohlfing A, Le CV, Carr DB, Rich MW. Geriatric Syndromes in Elderly Patients Admitted to an Inpatient Cardiology Ward. J Hosp Med 2007; 2(6):394-400.

Piccirillo JF, Vlahiotis A, Barrett LB, Flood KL, Spitznagel EL, Steyerberg EW. The changing prevalence of comorbidity across the age spectrum. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2008; 67(2):124-32.

Warriner AH, Berry SD, Colón-Emeric C, Flood KL, Lyles KW, Outman RC, Saag KG, Tanner SB, Watts NB, Curtis JR. The Management of Osteoporosis among Home Health and Long Term Care Patients with a Prior Fracture. Southern Med J 2009;102(4):397-404.

Flood KL, Carroll MB, Le CV, Brown CJ. Polypharmacy in Hospitalized Older Adult Cancer Patients: Experience from an Oncology-Acute Care for Elders Unit. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2009;7:151-58.

Brown CJ, Redden DT, Flood KL, Allman RM. The Under Recognized Epidemic of Low Mobility During Hospitalization of Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2009;57:1660-65.

Flood KL, Brown CJ, Carroll MB, Locher JL. Nutritional Processes of Care for Older Adults Admitted to an Oncology-Acute Care for Elders Unit. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2011;78:73-78.

Books and Book Chapters

Ahya S, Flood K, Paranjothi S. The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 30th Edition. Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2001.

Flood KL. Settings for Geriatric Care. In: The Washington Manual of Geriatrics Subspecialty Consult, 1st edition, Moylan K, ed. Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2003.

Jakoby M, Flood K, Henderson KE. Standards of Care for Hyperlipidemia. In: The Washington Manual Endocrinology Subspecialty Consult, 1st edition, Henderson K, ed. Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2004.

Web-based Publications

Flood KL. "Polypharmacy in the Elderly." The Alabama Practice-Based CME Network, UAB Center for Aging, UAB Division of CME. http://www.alabamacme.uab.edu/geriatrics.aspx, February, 2007.

Flood KL
. "Pain Management in Senior Adults." The Alabama Practice-Based CME Network, UAB Center for Aging, UAB Division of CME. http://www.alabamacme.uab.edu/geriatrics.aspx, August, 2007.

Flood KL
. "Care Coordination." The Alabama Practice-Based CME Network, UAB Center for Aging, UAB Division of CME. http://www.alabamacme.uab.edu/geriatrics.aspx, June, 2009.