Dr. Crema completed his medical degree the Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro School of Medicine, Uberaba-MG, Brazil. Dr. Crema completed his training in Radiology at the Department of Radiology of Saint-Antoine Hospital, University Paris VI, Paris, France. He is a French and Brazilian board-certified radiologist. In addition to his academic position at Boston University, Dr. Crema is the section head of musculoskeletal radiology at HOME Hospital/FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, Brasilia-DF, Brazil. He is Research Assistant Professor of Radiology at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Doha, Qatar. He is also director of research of the Radiology Department at Hospital do Coração (HCor), São Paulo-SP, Brazil. Dr. Crema’s research interest includes imaging of musculoskeletal diseases, with a focus on osteoarthritis, cartilage, and sports medicine. He has presented several sports injury related educational exhibits and lectures at various international radiological conferences, including the International Skeletal Society, the Osteoarthritis Research Society International, the Radiological Society of North America, and the European Congress of Radiology. He has authored over 65 peer-reviewed papers focusing on musculoskeletal imaging.
- Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, MD
- Published on 12/7/2017
Crema MD, Jarraya M, Engebretsen L, Roemer FW, Hayashi D, Domingues R, Skaf AY, Guermazi A. Imaging-detected acute muscle injuries in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Dec 07. PMID: 29217532.
- Published on 12/5/2017
Crema MD, Cortinas LG, Lima GBP, Abdalla RJ, Ingham SJM, Skaf AY. Magnetic resonance imaging-based morphological and alignment assessment of the patellofemoral joint and its relationship to proximal patellar tendinopathy. Skeletal Radiol. 2018 Mar; 47(3):341-349. PMID: 29209736.
- Published on 12/1/2017
Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Robinson P, Tol JL, Regatte RR, Crema MD. Imaging of Muscle Injuries in Sports Medicine: Sports Imaging Series. Radiology. 2017 Dec; 285(3):1063. PMID: 29155622.
- Published on 11/16/2017
Guermazi A, Kalsi G, Niu J, Crema MD, Copeland RO, Orlando A, Noh MJ, Roemer FW. Structural effects of intra-articular TGF-ß1 in moderate to advanced knee osteoarthritis: MRI-based assessment in a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Nov 16; 18(1):461. PMID: 29145839.
- Published on 11/8/2017
Crema MD, Godoy IRB, Abdalla RJ, de Aquino JS, Ingham SJM, Skaf AY. Hamstring Injuries in Professional Soccer Players: Extent of MRI-Detected Edema and the Time to Return to Play. Sports Health. 2018 Jan/Feb; 10(1):75-79. PMID: 29116884.
- Published on 10/26/2017
Crema MD, Guermazi A, Reurink G, Roemer FW, Maas M, Weir A, Moen MH, Goudswaard GJ, Tol JL. Can a Clinical Examination Demonstrate Intramuscular Tendon Involvement in Acute Hamstring Injuries? Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Oct; 5(10):2325967117733434. PMID: 29124077.
- Published on 10/19/2017
Jarraya M, Crema MD, Engebretsen L, Teytelboym OM, Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Skaf AY, Guermazi A. Epidemiology of imaging-detected tendon abnormalities in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Oct 19. PMID: 29051166.
- Published on 7/1/2017
Radojcic MR, Thudium CS, Henriksen K, Tan K, Karlsten R, Dudley A, Chessell I, Karsdal MA, Bay-Jensen AC, Crema MD, Guermazi A. Biomarker of extracellular matrix remodelling C1M and proinflammatory cytokine interleukin 6 are related to synovitis and pain in end-stage knee osteoarthritis patients. Pain. 2017 Jul; 158(7):1254-1263. PMID: 28333699.
- Published on 6/9/2017
Crema MD, Felson DT, Guermazi A, Nevitt MC, Niu J, Lynch JA, Marra MD, Torner J, Lewis CE, Roemer FW. Is the atrophic phenotype of tibiofemoral osteoarthritis associated with faster progression of disease? The MOST study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 Oct; 25(10):1647-1653. PMID: 28606556.
- Published on 6/1/2017
Yamada AF, Crema MD, Nery C, Baumfeld D, Mann TS, Skaf AY, Fernandes ADRC. Second and Third Metatarsophalangeal Plantar Plate Tears: Diagnostic Performance of Direct and Indirect MRI Features Using Surgical Findings as the Reference Standard. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Aug; 209(2):W100-W108. PMID: 28570126.
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