Radiology Personnel

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, M.D.

Associate Professor for Neuroradiology
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Acting Chief of Radiology, University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers
Director of Neuroradiological MRI



Dr. Mossa-Basha is a UW associate 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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Spinal metastasis: diagnosis, management and follow-up
Mossa-Basha M., Gerszten P., Myrehaug S., Mayr N., Yuh W., Jabehdar Maralani P., Sahgal A., Lo S.
The British journal of radiology. 2019 Nov:20190211

Patients Who Benefit from Intracranial Pressure Monitoring without Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Lele A., Kannan N., Vavilala M., Sharma D., Mossa-Basha M., Agyem K., Mock C., Pandey R., Dash H., Mahapatra A., Gupta D.
Neurosurgery. 2019 Aug:231-239

Radiological Management of Angiographically Negative, Spontaneous Intracranial Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Multicenter Study of Utilization and Diagnostic Yield
Sadigh G., Menon R., Bhojak M., Aladi A., Mossa-Basha M., Wu L., Lehman V., Brinjikji W., Dehkharghani S., Derakhshani A., Mossa-Basha F., Allen J.
Neurosurgery. 2019 Jul:126-133

Inter-rater and scan-rescan reproducibility of the detection of intracranial atherosclerosis on contrast-enhanced 3D vessel wall MRI
Mossa-Basha M., Watase H., Sun J., Shibata D., Hippe D., Balu N., Hatsukami T., Yuan C.
The British journal of radiology. 2019 May:20180973

Neuroimaging and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Spine Metastasis
Khan M., Garg R., Gui C., Lee Y., Sahgal A., Mossa-Basha M., Mayr N., Lo S., Redmond K.
Topics in magnetic resonance imaging : TMRI. 2019 Apr:85-96

High-resolution vessel wall imaging in Susac’s Syndrome
Lehman V., Klaas J., Makol A., Brinjikji W., Nasr D., Mossa-Basha M., Petty G., Huston J.
Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences. 2019 Apr:235-236

Quantification of morphometry and intensity features of intracranial arteries from 3D TOF MRA using the intracranial artery feature extraction (iCafe): A reproducibility study
Chen L., Mossa-Basha M., Sun J., Hippe D., Balu N., Yuan Q., Pimentel K., Hatsukami T., Hwang J., Yuan C.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2019 Apr:293-302

Intracranial aneurysms at higher clinical risk for rupture demonstrate increased wall enhancement and thinning on multicontrast 3D vessel wall MRI
Hartman J., Watase H., Sun J., Hippe D., Kim L., Levitt M., Sekhar L., Balu N., Hatsukami T., Yuan C., Mossa-Basha M.
The British journal of radiology. 2019 Apr:20180950

Stereotactic body radiotherapy for benign spinal tumors: Meningiomas, schwannomas, and neurofibromas
Hwang L., Okoye C., Patel R., Sahgal A., Foote M., Redmond K., Hofstetter C., Saigal R., Mossa-Basha M., Yuh W., Mayr N., Chao S., Chang E., Lo S.
Journal of Radiosurgery and SBRT. 2019 Jan:167-177

Vessel wall MRI characteristics of endovascularly treated aneurysms: Association with angiographic vasospasm
Mossa-Basha M., Huynh T., Hippe D., Fata P., Morton R., Levitt M.
Journal of Neurosurgery. 2019 Jan:859-867