Radiology Personnel

Basar Sarikaya, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Radiology


Basar Sarikaya, MD, is a radiologist at UW Medical Center, currently serving as acting instructor/senior fellow of neuroradiology at Harborview Medical Center and UW Medical Center.

Dr. Sarikaya earned his MD at Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey and completed radiology residency at the same institution. He then completed ACGME accredited fellowship trainings of neuroradiology and vascular and interventional radiology at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Sarikaya had a reputable career in his home country including serving as department chair of radiology at Yeditepe University Medical School and affiliated Hospitals. Dr. Sarikaya also provided valuable clinical work in vascular and interventional radiology in his home country and efforts to raise public awareness on image guided minimally invasive treatments.

Dr. Sarikaya’s research interests in neuroradiology are neurovascular disorders and stroke and diffusion tensor imaging.


Acting Instructor (Neuroradiology): University of Washington (2019-2020)

Fellowship (Vascular and Interventional Radiology): University of Minnesota

Fellowship (Neuroradiology): University of Minnesota

Fellowship (Research – Diffusion Tensor and Perfusion Imaging): Duke University Medical Center

Residency (Diagnostic Radiology): Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

MD: Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Recent Publications (via Semantic Scholar)

The role of imaging in the management of non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage: a practical review
G. Khatri, B. Sarıkaya, N. Cross, et al. - Published 2021 - EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

Abstract 12356: Prevalence and Patterns of Injury Detected by Head-to-Pelvis Sudden Death Computed Tomography Following Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
A. Karatasakis, B. Sarıkaya, Linda Liu, et al. - Published 2021 - CIRCULATION

Spinal Gout: Imaging and Clinical Features.
M. Mogensen, R. Deconde, B. Sarıkaya - Published 2021 - PM & R : THE JOURNAL OF INJURY, FUNCTION, AND REHABILITATION

More on Neurologic Features in Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection.
B. Sarıkaya - Published 2020 - THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE

Comparison of Time-of-Flight MR angiography and intracranial vessel wall MRI for luminal measurements relative to CT angiography.
B. Sarıkaya, Charles G Colip, W. D. Hwang, et al. - Published 2020 - THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY

Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Treatments in Lung Cancer
B. Sarıkaya, M. Topçuoğlu - Published 2020

Anatomical landmarks for cochlear implantatıon in ossifıed cochleas
R. Yılmazer, Emrah Karatay, S. Akbulut, et al. - Published 2020 - EUROPEAN ARCHIVES OF OTO-RHINO-LARYNGOLOGY

A Rare Cause of Intra Cavernous Internal Carotid Artery Dissection: Sturge Weber Syndrome
Pınar Bekdik Şirinocak, M. Degertekin, B. Sarıkaya, et al. - Published 2019

Limited Positive Predictive Value of Diffusion Tensor Tractography in Determining Clinically Relevant White Matter Damage in Brainstem Cavernous Malformations: A Retrospective Study in a Single Center Surgical Cohort.
O. M. Topçuoğlu, Kaan Yaltırık, Z. Firat, et al. - Published 2019 - JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY = JOURNAL DE NEURORADIOLOGIE

Fast kilovoltage-switching dual-energy CT offering lower x-ray dose than single-energy CT for the chest: a quantitative and qualitative comparison study of the two methods of acquisition.
O. M. Topçuoğlu, B. Sarıkaya - Published 2019 - DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY