William R. Creevy, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

William Creevy


Dr. Creevy has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston University Medical Group (BUMG) since 2013. BUMG is the multispecialty group practice of faculty in 18 clinical departments at Boston Medical Center and Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine (BUSM). He is Associate Dean of Faculty Practice and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at BUSM. Prior to his appointment at BUMG, Dr. Creevy served as Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at BMC and BUSM for 15 years. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Boston University, completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at BMC, followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at the Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania before joining the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine in 1994.

Other Positions

  • President and CEO, Dean’s Office, Boston University Medical Group
  • Associate Dean of Faculty Practice, Dean’s Office, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University, BA


  • Published on 8/23/2019

    Carey K, Morgan JR, Lin MY, Kain MS, Creevy WR. Patient Outcomes Following Total Joint Replacement Surgery: A Comparison of Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. J Arthroplasty. 2020 01; 35(1):7-11. PMID: 31526700.

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  • Published on 5/9/2016

    Saper D, Lybrand K, Creevy W, Li X. Using a Posterior Compartment Fasciotomy and Paratenon Closure in Acute Achilles Tendon Repair. Orthopedics. 2016 Jul 01; 39(4):e790-3. PMID: 27158828.

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  • Published on 8/7/2013

    Stucken C, Olszewski DC, Creevy WR, Murakami AM, Tornetta P. Preoperative diagnosis of infection in patients with nonunions. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug 7; 95(15):1409-12. PMID: 23925746.

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  • Published on 11/1/2012

    Tornetta P, Axelrad TW, Sibai TA, Creevy WR. Treatment of the stress positive ligamentous SE4 ankle fracture: incidence of syndesmotic injury and clinical decision making. J Orthop Trauma. 2012 Nov; 26(11):659-61. PMID: 23100079.

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  • Published on 12/1/2008

    Axelrad TW, Steen B, Lowenberg DW, Creevy WR, Einhorn TA. Heterotopic ossification after the use of commercially available recombinant human bone morphogenetic proteins in four patients. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Dec; 90(12):1617-22. PMID: 19043134.

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  • Published on 2/1/2008

    Sung JK, Levin R, Siegel J, Einhorn TA, Creevy WR, Tornetta P. Reuse of external fixation components: a randomized trial. J Orthop Trauma. 2008 Feb; 22(2):126-30; discussion 130-1. PMID: 18349781.

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  • Published on 10/1/2007

    Stark E, Tornetta P, Creevy WR. Syndesmotic instability in Weber B ankle fractures: a clinical evaluation. J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Oct; 21(9):643-6. PMID: 17921840.

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  • Published on 1/1/2007

    Tornetta P, Kain MS, Creevy WR. Diagnosis of femoral neck fractures in patients with a femoral shaft fracture. Improvement with a standard protocol. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jan; 89(1):39-43. PMID: 17200308.

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  • Published on 10/1/2004

    McConnell T, Creevy W, Tornetta P. Stress examination of supination external rotation-type fibular fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Oct; 86-A(10):2171-8. PMID: 15466725.

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  • Published on 2/1/2001

    Kirsch LB, Creevy W. Proximal Humerus Fracture. J Orthop Trauma. 2001 Feb; 15(2):148. PMID: 11262741.

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