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Morteza Khodaee, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor



AF Williams Family Medicine Center at Stapleton

3055 Roslyn St #100

Denver, CO 80238


720-848-9056 Clinic

720-848-9002 Fax 


Dr. Khodaee is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver. He earned his medical degree from Tehran Azad University in Iran. Dr. Khodaee completed his family medicine residency and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan. He is board-certified in family medicine and has earned a CAQ in sports medicine. He has special interest in soccer- related injuries and prevention. Dr. Khodaee sees patients at the A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center. He is the sports medicine coordinator at the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency.


Dr. Khodaee has special interest in soccer-related injuries, childhood obesity, medical education, and high-altitude ultra-endurance mountain bike and run injuries and prevention. 


Dr. Khodaee is a faculty at the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency.  He loves teaching office-based procedures to the residents and medical students.  He is the course director for Outpatient Family Medicine Clerkship Rotation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Khodaee also works closely with athletic department at the Aurora public schools coordinating annual pre-participation physical evaluations and sports event coverage. Dr. Khodaee is the co-medical director of the Leadville 100 mountain bike and run races in Leadville, Colorado.


  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (Research committee member)
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (Sports Medicine, Hospital Medicine/Procedural Training, and International Medical Graduates committee member)
  • North American Primary Care Research Group


1.      Pettigrew M, Khodaee M, Gillespie B, Schwartz K, Bobo J, Foxman B. Duration of Breastfeeding, Daycare, and Physician Visits among Infants 6 Months and Younger. Ann Epidemiol 2003; 13:431-435.

2.      Bohn A, Khodaee M, Schwenk T. Ephedrine and Other Stimulants as Ergogenic Aids. Curr Sports Med Rep 2003; 2:220-225.

3.      Adamo DE, Khodaee M, Barringer S, Johnson PW, Martin BJ. Low mean level sustained and intermittent grip exertions: Influence of age on fatigue and recovery. Ergonomics 2009 Oct:52(10):1287-97.

4.      Khodaee M, Madden C, and Putukian M. The Preparticipation Physical Evaluation. In Netter’s Sports Medicine. Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2010. 10-23.

5.      Khodaee M, Housner J., Tweed E. Clinical Inquiries. Is it useful to perform genital/hernia exams on boys playing sports? J Fam Pract (In print).

6.      Khodaee M, Fetters M. Gorenflo D. Soccer safety equipment use and parental attitudes toward safety equipment in a community youth sports program. Res Sports Med (In print).