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Christopher Madden, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Family Medicine

Sports and Family Medicine, Private Practice’ Longs Peak Family Practice
Longmont, Colorado

Team Physician, Niwot High School
Niwot, Colorado

Board of Directors, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

About the Author

Edits and authors a variety of topics in sports publications, ranging from pre-visit patient education to professional textbooks.

  • Netter Sports Medicine: Team Physician’s Handbook
  • Team Physician’s Handbook, 3rd Edition
  • Sports Medicine Secrets, 3rd Edition
  • Past Editor, Continuing Medical Education, Physician and Sportsmedicine

Nationally lectures on a variety of topics in sports medicine

Teaches sports medicine to primary care residents from Rose and the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Programs, in addition to out of state residents

Active in the American Medical Society for
Sports Medicine

  • Board of Directors
  • Chairs the Economics Committee
    • Developed various sports medicine economics and business practice tools, workshops, and national presentations for the membership.
  • Past annual meeting Program Chair
  • Past Program Planning and Public Relations Committees

Active in the American College of Sports Medicine

  • Past Medical Education Committee
  • Served on and chaired panels at various annual meetings

Broad sports medicine practice with special interests in head injuries, biomechanics, environmental and altitude medicine, backcountry sports, endurance and ultra-endurance medicine, snowboarding injuries, and cycling and mountain biking injuries

Developer and Coordinator, Saint Vrain Head Injury and Pre-participation Physical Examination Programs

Board, Education and Recognition

  • Board certified in family and sports medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, with distinction, University of Nebraska
  • Medical Degree, with distinction, University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society
  • Family Practice residency, University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha
    • Resident Teacher of the Year award
    • Best Clinical Research award
  • Sports Medicine fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Shadyside Hospital

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