Michael Khadavi, MD, RMSK *

BOARD CERTIFIED IN SPORTS MEDICINE AND PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

 

 

About

Michael Khadavi, MD, RMSK is a Stanford-trained Sports Medicine physician originally from Overland Park, Kansas. He is the only physician in Kansas City who is triple board-certified in Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (*RMSK).  He is a leader in Regenerative Medicine, serving as a national educator and consultant, and providing cutting-edge care for community members and professional athletes alike.

 

Professional Roles

Assistant Team Physician for Sporting Kansas City
Team Physician for Swope Park Rangers 
Team Physician for Kansas City Ballet

 

Specialties

Regenerative Medicine
Sports Medicine
Spine Care
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

 

Education

Dr. Khadavi graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School and then completed his Bachelor’s Degree and Medical School at the University of Kansas where he graduated Suma Cum Laude.  He completed his internship at University of Missouri-Kansas City and residency at the University of Missouri in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  In 2014, Dr. Khadavi completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at top-ranked Stanford University.

Professional Involvement

Although his patients are his passion, Dr. Khadavi has also established himself as a national educator in Regenerative Medicine.  As a leader in the field, he is regularly invited to lecture on various national stages including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, Major League Soccer, and respected universities including Stanford University. Dr. Khadavi also holds physician-level educational courses, teaching hundreds of physicians across the country in Stem Cell Techniques and has now taught the majority of physicians who perform Stem Cell procedures in Kansas City.

Community Involvement

In addition to teaching, Dr. Khadavi has been fortunate to give back to his community through medicine.  Over the last ten years, he has been the Founder and Medical Director of four free medical clinics, all of which continue to provide care to the underserved in the Midwest.   

Meet Dr. Michael Khadavi

“I’ve always had a passion for helping people maintain active lifestyles.”

 

Meet Dr. Michael Khadavi, one of the dedicated physicians at APEX Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Kansas City. Besides being a Team Physician for Sporting KC and the Kansas City Ballet, Dr. Khadavi helps thousands of patients across Kansas City and patients who travel from across the country to seek his expertise.

 

Dr. Khadavi is triple Board Certified in his specialities and is a vital asset to the Orthopedic medicine we practice, especially for patients who can or wish to avoid surgery.

 

Learn about Orthopedic
Ultrasounds
with Dr.Khadavi

As APEX Orthopedics & Sports Medicine’s expert on conservative treatments, Dr. Michael Khadavi has extensive experience with orthopedic ultrasound technology.

 

Ultrasound, which uses sound waves, helps Dr. Khadavi find and target the source of pain for a more accurate diagnosis. He also uses ultrasound as a guide for injections, which greatly increases the efficacy of a procedure by ensuring a nearly 100% accuracy rate for the injection.

Learn about Orthobiologics
with Dr.Khadavi

 

Orthobiologics is a branch of conservative orthopedic medicine that focuses on encouraging the patient’s own body and tissues to heal an injury. Dr. Khadavi and APEX’s advanced training and knowledge allows our clinic to be one of the most advanced orthobiologics practices not just in Kansas City, but in the country.

 

Speaking Engagements

Dr. Michael Khadavi on Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Treatments in Kansas City

Recently, Dr. Khadavi was invited to speak using his expertise on the subject matter of stem cells and regenerative medicine. Watch now to learn more about this emerging area of medicine. If you have any questions about regenerative medicine in Kansas City, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office to get in touch with Dr. Khadavi’s team!

 

Outside of Work

 

“Uncle Mikey,” as he is known to his three nephews.  He is an avid sports fanatic who can usually be found playing soccer, cycling with his wife or stand-up paddle boarding when not treating patients.  He was raised in a musical family, took his fist violin lesson at age four and continues to play violin in his synagogue orchestra.

 

 

 

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

Khadavi, M. and Fredericison, M.  Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears. Sports-health. https://www.sports-health.com/sports-injuries/knee-injuries/anterior-cruciate-ligament-acl-tears. Updated June 10, 2019.

National Courses & Lectures

 

Dry Tap: Clinical Implications and Suggested Management (June 2020)

  • The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI), Las Vegas, NV

Stanford University Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course, Stanford California (March 2019)

  • Course Instructor

Stem Cell Treatment 2020 & Beyond: Are We in the Game? What’s the Score?

  • Major League Soccer Medical Symposium, Orlando, FL (Jan 6, 2019)

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop (Jan 6, 2019)

  • Course Co-Director
  • Major League Soccer Medical Symposium, Orlando, FL 

Kansas City Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course, Overland Park, KS (Fall & Winter 2018)

  • Course Director and Instructor
  • 15 hour, 5-session course for physicians
  • 4 Instructors, 28 participants 

Musculoskeletal Workshop, Major League Soccer (Jan 13, 2018)

  • Course Instructor
  • Major League Soccer Medical Symposium, Orlando, FL

Sporting Kansas City Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (Fall 2016, Fall 2017)

  • Course Director

Ultrasound for the Evaluation of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (Oct 2016)

  • Course Director
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Musculoskeletal Track, New Orleans, LA

Running Gait Analysis (Oct 2016)

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Musculoskeletal Track, New Orleans, LA

Ultrasound for the Evaluation of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (Oct 2015)

  • Course Director
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Boston, MA

Biomechanics and Injury Prevention in Runners (Oct 2015)

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Boston, MA

 

Ultrasound Evaluation of Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Oct 2015)

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Boston, MA

Ultrasound Evaluation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Oct 2014)

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA

Ultrasound Evaluation of Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Oct 2014)

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (2013-2014)

  • Stanford University, PM&R Division

Ortho 210: Practical Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Exam

  • Course Director
  • Stanford University School of Medicine (Spring 2014)

Musculoskeletal Medicine in the Indigent Population: Why, When, Where, and How? (Nov 2012 )

  • Course Director, Moderator, and Speaker
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Musculoskeletal Track, Atlanta, GA

Development of a Need-Based Physiatric Musculoskeletal Clinic (Feb 2012)

  • Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
  • Poster Grand Rounds

Handling Common Orthopedic Complaints (Oct 2011)

  • National Association of Free Clinics (NAFC) Annual Summit, Charlotte, NC

University of Missouri PM&R Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (2010 – 2013)

  • Course Coordinator

Musculoskeletal Care in Indigent Populations (Aug 2011)

  • Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri 

Ableism and Medicine, Orientation Program

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine (July 2011)

USMLE Step 1 Course (May 2009)

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine 

 

Peer Reviewed Publications

 

Journal Articles

McCabe, M, Khadavi, M. “Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries.” Sports-Health (www.sports-health.com) 2019 Sept.

McCabe, M, Khadavi, M. “Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries.” Sports-Health (www.sports-health.com) 2019 Sept.

Khadavi, M, Fredericson, M.”Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears.” Sports-Health (www.sports-health.com) 2019 June.

Khadavi, M. “Jumper’s Knee vs. Runner’s Knee.” Sports-Health (www.sports-health.com) 2016 Jan.

Khadavi, M, “What You Need to Know About Runner’s Knee.” Sports-Health (www.sports-health.com). 2016 Jan.

Dutton, R.A., Khadavi, M., Fredericson, M. “Patellofemoral Pain.” Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. 2016 Feb, pp.31-52.

Khadavi, M., Fredericson, M., “Chest Pain in Athletes: Musculoskeletal Causes.” Current Sports Medicine Reports. 2015 May-Jun pp. 252-4.

Khadavi, M., Chen, Y.T., Fredericson, M. “A Novel Knee Orthosis in the Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.” Orthopaedic Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. Accepted for publication May 2015.

Khadavi, M., Fredericson, M. “ACL Injuries.” Sports-Health (www.sports-health.com). 2014 July.

Dutton, Rebecca A., Khadavi, M., Fredericson, M. “Update on Rehabilitation of Patellofemoral Pain.” Current Sports Medicine Reports 13, no. 3 (2014): 172–78.

Khadavi, M., Alm, J., Emerson, JA. “Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Associated With Microvascular Injury from Von Willebrand Disease.” Pain Medicine. 2014 June pp.1011-4.

Khadavi, M., “Spine Care for the Underserved: A Call for Service.” SpineLine. 2013 May/June pp. 18-21.

Khadavi M., Matthews R., Gottlieb K., Conway R., Davis W., Parker, J., “Access to Musculoskletal Specialists and Resources in Free and Charitable Clinics: A Survey of Clinic Directors.” PM&R Journal. 2013 June, pp.510-512.

Park, J., Spressor, C., Valdivia, J., Khadavi, M., Das, S., Ellerbeck, E., Cox, G., “The Simplified Geneva Score and the Utilization of the D-Dimer and Computerized Tomography for Assessing Pulmonary Embolism.” Kansas Journal of Medicine, Nov 2011, pp. 7-12.

 

Peer-Reviewed Posters and Abstracts

Khadavi, M., Alm, J., Emerson, E., “Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Associated with Von Willebrand Disease in a Young Athlete.” 2013 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, National Harbor, MD.

Tilghman, J., Khadavi, M., Komes, K., “Overuse Musculoskeletal Injuries in Professional Stage Performers: A Pilot Study.” 2013 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

McDaniel, L., Tilghman, J., Khadavi, M., Worsowicz, G., “Mid-Missouri Healthcare Diversity.” 2013 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Khadavi, M., Farid, R., Campbell, A., “IncobotulinumtoxinA Injection into the Hamstring Muscles for Treatment of Low Back Pain: A Case Report.” 2012 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Atlanta, GA.

Khadavi, M., Matthews, R., Gottlieb, K., Conway, R., Davis, W., Parker, J., “The State of Musculoskeletal Care in Our Nation’s Charitable Clinics: A Resource Inventory.”  2012 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Atlanta, GA.

Khadavi, M., Dreisinger, M., Patel, M., Sundy, M., Tilghman, J., Matthews, R., Conway, R., Worsowicz, G., “Development of a Need-Based Physiatric Musculoskeletal Clinic. 2012 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Rayburn, J., Khadavi, M., Farid, R., “A Simplified Formula to Assist with Dose Calculation for Multiple Medications in an Intrathecal Pump.” 2012 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Poster Presentation, Las Vegas, NV.

Khadavi, M., Matthews, R., Ornelas, S., Conway, R., “Physical Medicine in the Underserved: A Pilot Study.” 2011 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Orlando, FL.

Book Chapters

Tilghman, J., Komes, K., Khadavi, M., Varghese, E., “Diabetic Neuropathy.” KnowledgeNow, Online Textbook of the American Academy of  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, July 2012.

Wolf, C., McLaughlin, M., Khadavi, M., Murdock, F., “Traumatic Brain Injury – Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, Early Assessment, Interventions, and Prognosis.” KnowledgeNow, Online Textbook of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nov 2011.

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Since 1967 (organized as Carondelet Orthopedics Surgery), Apex Orthopedics has been the premier provider of sports medicine in Kansas City.

In that time, we have worked tirelessly to help our clients feel better than they ever have before. And it never gets old.