MSK Faculty/Awards/Publications

Faculty/ Awards/ Publications

Akira Murakami, MD

Assistant Professor

MSK Section head

Andrew Kompel, MD

Assistant Professor

MSK Fellowship Director

Mike Roux, MD

Assistant Professor




-Glenn Barest Resident Teaching Award, Radiology Residency, Boston University School of Medicine – 2012, 2019

-William R. Cranley Medical Student Teaching Award, Boston University School of Medicine – 2016

-Clinical Excellence Society Inductee, Faculty Practice Foundation at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine – 2017



– Clinical Instructor, International Skeletal Society 2019 Ultrasound Course, Vancouver, BC, Canada – September 10, 2019

– Clinical Instructor, MSK Ultrasound Hands-On Workshop, Society of Skeletal Radiology, Annual Meeting, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018

– International Course on Imaging / Curso Internacional Imágenes Centro Rossi – Boston University, Buenos Aires, Argentina – October 3-4, 2019

– New England Roentgen Ray Society (NERRS) Hands-On MSK Ultrasound Faculty- Sept. 6,2019

– New England Roentgen Ray Society (NERRS): Core Exam Review, Boston, MA, Faculty -2018, 2019

– Presentation and Workshop in Ultrasound applications in MSK and Joint Diseases. 2nd Joint Meeting Lebanese Univ. Medical School and Boston Univ. Medical School- March 2019

– Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Annual Hands-On Scanning Workshop, Boston, MA – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015


Recent Publications:

– Zohaib A, Murakami A, … Kompel A. Knee cartilage damage and concomitant internal derangement on MRI in athletes competing at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics. EJR Open. 2020 Sep 7:100258.

– Kompel AJ, Roemer FW, Murakami A, et al. Intra-articular corticosteroid injections of the hip and knee: Perhaps not as safe as we thought?. Radiology. 2019 Oct 15:190341.

– Cusano J, Curry EJ, Murakami AM, Li X. Fresh femoral condyle allograft transplant for knee osteonecrosis in a young active patient. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Sep 19; 6 (9).

– Murakami AM, Kompel AJ, Engebretsen L, et al. The epidemiology of MRI detected shoulder injuries in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics. BMC Musculosketet Discord. 2018 Aug 17;19(1):296.

– Kompel AJ, Murakami AM, Engebretsen L, et al. MRI-detected sports-related knee injuries and pathologies at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympic Games. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Oct; 211(4):880-886.

– Kompel AJ, Li X, Guermazi A, Murakami AM. Radiographic Evaluation of Patients with Anterior Shoulder Instability. Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2017;10(4):425-433. doi:10.1007/s12178-017-9433-4.