Christopher Madden


Christopher Madden

Christopher C. Madden, MD is in private practice on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. His sports medicine practice is broad, and he has special interests in head injuries, bio-mechanics, environmental and altitude medicine, backcountry sports, endurance and ultra-endurance medicine, snowboarding injuries, and cycling and mountain biking injuries. Chris edits and authors a variety of topics in sports publications, ranging from previsit patient education to professional textbooks. He also 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. He is active in the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where he is on the Board of Directors, is past annual meeting Program Chair, has served on the Program Planning and Public Relations Committees, and currently chairs the Economics Committee, where he has developed various sports medicine economics and business practice tools, workshops, and national presentations for the membership. Chris is also involved with the American College of Sports Medicine, where he has served on the Education Committee and has served on and chaired panels at various annual meetings. An avid backcountry enthusiast, Chris loves to tackle epic rides and ultra-endurance, cross-country, and Super D races on his mountain bikes, snowboard and telemark in pristine, off-piste, and backcountry powder, trail run, hike, mountaineer and rock climb, ride motocross, practice yoga, and spend time with his family.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Family Medicine, Denver, Colorado; Sports and Family Medicine Physician, Private Practice, Longs Peak Family Practice, Longmont, Colorado; Team Physician, Lyons High Schoolm Lyons, Colorado