Radiology Personnel

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, M.D.

Associate Professor for Neuroradiology
Director of Cross-Sectional Neurovascular Imaging for University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers
Co-Director, Intravenous Contrast Policy



Dr. Mossa-Basha is a UW assistant professor and attending neuroradiologist in the Radiology Department of the UW Medical Center.  His clinical and research areas of expertise include cerebrovascular imaging, vessel wall imaging of multiple vascular beds, atherosclerosis and vasculitis imaging and susceptibility weighted imaging.  In addition, Dr. Mossa-Basha has an interest in advanced imaging of the spine.  Dr. Mossa-Basha serves as the director of cross-sectional neurovascular imaging at University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers and the co-director of intravenous contrast policy

Awards and Honors

Recent Publications

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Transcranial Doppler Microemboli Monitoring for Stroke Risk Stratification in Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury
Bonow R., Witt C., Mosher B., Mossa-Basha M., Vavilala M., Rivara F., Cuschieri J., Arbabi S., Chesnut R.
Critical Care Medicine. 2017 Jun

Spinal Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Evaluation of Preoperative and Postoperative Severity of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Systematic Review of Literature
Rindler R., Chokshi F., Malcolm J., Eshraghi S., Mossa-Basha M., Chu J., Kurpad S., Ahmad F.
World Neurosurgery. 2017 Mar:150-158

Intracranial vessel wall imaging for evaluation of steno-occlusive diseases and intracranial aneurysms
Brinjikji W., Mossa-Basha M., Huston J., Rabinstein A., Lanzino G., Lehman V.
Journal of Neuroradiology. 2017 Mar:123-134

Intracranial vessel wall MRI: Principles and expert consensus recommendations of the American society of neuroradiology
Mandell D., Mossa-Basha M., Qiao Y., Hess C., Hui F., Matouk C., Johnson M., Daemen M., Vossough A., Edjlali M., Saloner D., Ansari S., Wasserman B., Mikulis D.
American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2017 Feb:218-229

Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Spinal Cord: Clinical Value, Investigational Applications, and Technical Limitations
Rutman A., Peterson D., Cohen W., Mossa-Basha M.
Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2017 Jan

Vessel wall imaging for intracranial vascular disease evaluation
Mossa-Basha M., Alexander M., Gaddikeri S., Yuan C., Gandhi D.
Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. 2016 Nov:1154-1159

Evaluation and management of longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis: a guide for radiologists
Mirbagheri S., Eckart Sorte D., Zamora C., Mossa-Basha M., Newsome S., Izbudak I.
Clinical Radiology. 2016 Oct:960-971

Evaluation of focal cervical spinal cord lesions in multiple sclerosis: Comparison of white matter-suppressed T1 inversion recovery sequence versus conventional STIR and proton density-weighted turbo spin-echo sequences
Sundarakumar D., Smith C., Hwang W., Mossa-Basha M., Maravilla K.
American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2016 Aug:1561-1566

Added value of vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging in the differentiation of moyamoya vasculopathies in a non-asian cohort
Mossa-Basha M., De Havenon A., Becker K., Hallam D., Levitt M., Cohen W., Hippe D., Alexander M., Tirschwell D., Hatsukami T., Amlie-Lefond C., Yuan C.
Stroke. 2016 Jul:1782-1788

High-resolution intracranial vessel wall imaging: Imaging beyond the lumen
Alexander M., Yuan C., Rutman A., Tirschwell D., Palagallo G., Gandhi D., Sekhar L., Mossa-Basha M.
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 2016 Jun:589-597