Michel Daoud Crema, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Radiology

Michel Crema
72 E. Concord St Building A


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 2/19/2024

    Liew JW, Jarraya M, Guermazi A, Lynch J, Felson D, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Torner J, Roemer FW, Crema MD, Wang N, Becce F, Rabasa G, Pascart T, Neogi T. Intra-Articular Mineralization on Computerized Tomography of the Knee and Risk of Cartilage Damage: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2024 Feb 19. PMID: 38369918.

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  • Published on 1/10/2024

    Roemer FW, Jarraya M, Hayashi D, Crema MD, Haugen IK, Hunter DJ, Guermazi A. A perspective on the evolution of semi-quantitative MRI assessment of osteoarthritis: Past, present and future. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2024 Apr; 32(4):460-472. PMID: 38211810.

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  • Published on 11/22/2023

    Heiss R, Tol JL, Pogarell T, Roemer FW, Reurink G, Renoux J, Crema MD, Guermazi A. Imaging of muscle injuries in soccer. Skeletal Radiol. 2023 Nov 22. PMID: 37991553.

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  • Published on 8/1/2023

    Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Tol JL, Heiss R, Crema MD, Jarraya M, Rossi I, Luna A, Guermazi A. Emerging Quantitative Imaging Techniques in Sports Medicine. Radiology. 2023 Aug; 308(2):e221531. PMID: 37552087.

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  • Published on 5/29/2023

    Roemer FW, Hochberg MC, Carrino JA, Kompel AJ, Diaz L, Hayashi D, Crema MD, Guermazi A. Role of imaging for eligibility and safety of a-NGF clinical trials. Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis. 2023; 15:1759720X231171768. PMID: 37284331.

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  • Published on 4/25/2023

    Binvignat M, Emond P, Mifsud F, Miao B, Courties A, Lefèvre A, Maheu E, Crema MD, Klatzmann D, Kloppenburg M, Richette P, Butte AJ, Mariotti-Ferrandiz E, Berenbaum F, Sokol H, Sellam J. Serum tryptophan metabolites are associated with erosive hand osteoarthritis and pain: results from the DIGICOD cohort. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2023 Aug; 31(8):1132-1143. PMID: 37105396.

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  • Published on 4/10/2023

    Guermazi A, Roemer FW, Crema MD, Jarraya M, Mobasheri A, Hayashi D. Strategic application of imaging in DMOAD clinical trials: focus on eligibility, drug delivery, and semiquantitative assessment of structural progression. Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis. 2023; 15:1759720X231165558. PMID: 37063459.

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  • Published on 3/15/2023

    Cambon-Binder A, Jaisson S, Tuffet S, Courties A, Eymard F, Okwieka A, Gillery P, Miquel A, Rousseau A, Crema MD, Berenbaum F, Sellam J. Serum carboxymethyllysine concentration is associated with erosive hand osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2023 Jul; 31(7):976-984. PMID: 36931384.

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  • Published on 12/14/2022

    Cohen M, Puntonet J, Sanchez J, Kierszbaum E, Crema M, Soyer P, Dion E. Artificial intelligence vs. radiologist: accuracy of wrist fracture detection on radiographs. Eur Radiol. 2023 Jun; 33(6):3974-3983. PMID: 36515712.

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  • Published on 12/12/2022

    Jarraya M, Roemer FW, Hayashi D, Crema MD, Guermazi A. Overuse-Related Injuries of the Knee. Radiol Clin North Am. 2023 Mar; 61(2):249-259. PMID: 36739144.

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