Akira Murakami, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Radiology
Musculoskeletal Radiology

MD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Akira Murakami, MD is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Boston University School of Medicine. He has been very successful in the course of his career, starting during his residency at Boston Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He gives many lectures to medical students and hosts multiple conferences for the Radiology and Orthopedic medical community. This, along with articles he's written, has lead him to become leader in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided musculoskeletal interventions.

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  1. Kompel A, Haran PH, Murakami AM, Engebretsen L, Jarraya M, Roemer F, Guermazi A. MRI-Detected Knee Ligament Sprains and Associated Internal Derangement in Athletes Competing at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics. Open Access J Sports Med. 2021; 12:23-32.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33727869; PMCID: PMC7955024; DOI: 10.2147/OAJSM.S292763;
  2. Ahmad Z, Murakami AM, Engebretsen L, Jarraya M, Roemer FW, Guermazi A, Kompel AJ. Knee cartilage damage and concomitant internal derangement on MRI in athletes competing at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics. Eur J Radiol Open. 2020; 7:100258.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32984449; PMCID: PMC7495057; DOI: 10.1016/j.ejro.2020.100258;
  3. Santo IDO, Staziaki PV, Prilutskiy A, Sachs TE, Murakami AM. Solitary intramuscular myofibroma in an adult: Case report and MR imaging findings. Clin Imaging. 2020 Nov; 67:95-100.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32531695
  4. Kompel AJ, Roemer FW, Murakami AM, Diaz LE, Crema MD, Guermazi A. Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Hip and Knee: Perhaps Not as Safe as We Thought? Radiology. 2019 12; 293(3):656-663.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31617798
  5. Curry EJ, Cusano A, Elattar O, Bogart A, Murakami A, Li X. Brachialis Muscle Tendon Rupture of the Distal Ulnar Attachment in a Competitive Weight Lifter. Orthopedics. 2019 May 01; 42(3):e339-e342. PMID: 30810756
  6. 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; 6(9):2325967118798355.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30246044; PMCID: PMC6146332; DOI: 10.1177/2325967118798355;
  7. Murakami AM, Kompel AJ, Engebretsen L, Li X, Forster BB, Crema MD, Hayashi D, Jarraya M, Roemer FW, Guermazi A. The epidemiology of MRI detected shoulder injuries in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Aug 17; 19(1):296.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30115059; PMCID: PMC6097204; DOI: 10.1186/s12891-018-2224-2;
  8. Kompel AJ, Murakami AM, Engebretsen L, Forster BB, Lotfi M, Jarraya M, Hayashi D, Roemer FW, Crema MD, Guermazi A. MRI-Detected Sports-Related Knee Injuries and Abnormalities at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympic Games. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 10; 211(4):880-886.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30063380
  9. Li X, Yi PH, Curry EJ, Murakami AM. Ultrasonography as a Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Research Tool in Orthopaedic Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Mar 15; 26(6):187-196.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29517623
  10. Bates DDB, Gallagher K, Yu H, Uyeda J, Murakami AM, Setty BN, Anderson SW, Clement MO. Acute Radiologic Manifestations of America's Opioid Epidemic. Radiographics. 2018 Jan-Feb; 38(1):109-123.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29320313
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Orthopedic Ultrasound
Musculoskeletal Imaging and Interventions
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Computed Tomography
Residency Education
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