Radiology Personnel

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, M.D.

Associate Professor for Neuroradiology
Acting Chief of Service for Radiology, HMC Radiology
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 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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Development of a quantitative intracranial vascular features extraction tool on 3D MRA using semiautomated open-curve active contour vessel tracing
Chen L., Mossa-Basha M., Balu N., Canton G., Sun J., Pimentel K., Hatsukami T., Hwang J., Yuan C.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2018 Jun:3229-3238

Imaging and management of blunt cerebrovascular injury
Rutman A., Vranic J., Mossa-Basha M.
Radiographics. 2018 Mar:542-563

Carotid Artery Wall Imaging: Perspective and Guidelines from the ASNR Vessel Wall Imaging Study Group and Expert Consensus Recommendations of the American Society of Neuroradiology
Saba L., Yuan C., Hatsukami T., Balu N., Qiao Y., DeMarco J., Saam T., Moody A., Li D., Matouk C., Johnson M., Jäger H., Mossa-Basha M., Kooi M., Fan Z., Saloner D., Wintermark M., Mikulis D., Wasserman B.
American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2018 Feb:E9-E31

Optimal Fat Suppression in Head and Neck MRI: Comparison of Multipoint Dixon with 2 Different Fat-Suppression Techniques, Spectral Presaturation and Inversion Recovery, and STIR
Gaddikeri S., Mossa-Basha M., Andre J., Hippe D., Anzai Y.
American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2018 Feb:362-368

Conventional and high-resolution vessel wall MRI of intracranial aneurysms: Current concepts and new horizons
Lehman V., Brinjikji W., Mossa-Basha M., Lanzino G., Rabinstein A., Kallmes D., Huston J.
Journal of Neurosurgery. 2018 Jan:969-981

3D intracranial artery segmentation using a convolutional autoencoder
Chen L., Xie Y., Sun J., Balu N., Mossa-Basha M., Pimentel K., Hatsukami T., Hwang J., Yuan C.
Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2017. 2017 Dec:714-717

High-resolution vessel wall MRI for the evaluation of intracranial atherosclerotic disease
de Havenon A., Mossa-Basha M., Shah L., Kim S., Park M., Parker D., McNally J.
Neuroradiology. 2017 Dec:1193-1202

Added value of vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging for differentiation of nonocclusive intracranial vasculopathies
Mossa-Basha M., Shibata D., Hallam D., De Havenon A., Hippe D., Becker K., Tirschwell D., Hatsukami T., Balu N., Yuan C.
Stroke. 2017 Nov

Carotid intraplaque hemorrhage on vessel wall MRI does not correlate with TCD emboli monitoring in patients with recently symptomatic carotid atherosclerosis
De Havenon A., Tirschwell D., Majersik J., McNally S., Stoddard G., Moore A., Mossa-Basha M.
Neuroradiology Journal. 2017 Oct:486-489

Test-retest and interreader reproducibility of semiautomated atlas-based analysis of diffusion tensor imaging data in acute cervical spine trauma in adult patients
Peterson D., Rutman A., Hippe D., Jarvik J., Chokshi F., Reyes M., Bombardier C., Mossa-Basha M.
American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2017 Oct:2015-2020