Radiology Personnel

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, M.D.

Associate Professor
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Chief of Radiology, UW Medical Center - Montlake and Northwest Campuses
Medical Director of 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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Characteristics of pediatric patients with traumatic epidural hematomas who can be safely observed: a clinical validation study
Call L., Qiu Q., Morris J., Flaherty B., Vavilala M.S., Mills B., Bratton S., Mossa-Basha M.
The British journal of radiology. 2020 Oct:20190968

Practical Considerations for Radiologists in Implementing a Patient-friendly MRI Experience
Oztek M.A., Brunnquell C.L., Hoff M.N., Boulter D.J., Mossa-Basha M., Beauchamp L.H., Haynor D.L., Nguyen X.V.
Topics in magnetic resonance imaging : TMRI. 2020 Aug:181-186

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Mitigate Effects of Patient Motion or Other Complicating Factors on Image Quality
Nguyen X.V., Oztek M.A., Nelakurti D.D., Brunnquell C.L., Mossa-Basha M., Haynor D.R., Prevedello L.M.
Topics in magnetic resonance imaging : TMRI. 2020 Aug:175-180

Imaging Features of Vulnerable Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque and the Associated Clinical Implications
Vranic J.E., Romero J.M., Hatsukami T.S., Sun J., Mossa-Basha M.
Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2020 Aug

Policies and Guidelines for COVID-19 Preparedness: Experiences from the University of Washington
Mossa-Basha M., Medverd J., Linnau K.F., Lynch J.B., Wener M.H., Kicska G., Staiger T., Sahani D.V.
Radiology. 2020 Aug:E26-E31

A novel algorithm for refining cerebral vascular measurements in infants and adults
Chen L., Dager S.R., Shaw D.W.W., Corrigan N.M., Mossa-Basha M., Pimentel K.D., Kleinhans N.M., Kuhl P.K., Hwang J.N., Yuan C.
Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2020 Jul

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Radiology Department Financial Impact and Planning for Post-COVID Recovery
Mossa-Basha M., Deese J., Vincic D., Sahani D.V.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020 Jul:894-898

Radiology Department Preparedness in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Postshutdown Environment
Mossa-Basha M., Linnau K.F., Sahani D.V.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020 Jul:890-893

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Your Radiology Practice: Case Triage, Staffing Strategies, and Addressing Revenue Concerns
Lee C.I., Raoof S., Patel S.B., Pyatt R.S., Kirsch D.S., Mossa-Basha M., Recht M., Carlos R.C.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020 Jun:752-754

Prevalence and Financial Impact of Claustrophobia, Anxiety, Patient Motion, and Other Patient Events in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nguyen X.V., Tahir S., Bresnahan B.W., Andre J.B., Lang E.V., Mossa-Basha M., Mayr N.A., Bourekas E.C.
Topics in magnetic resonance imaging : TMRI. 2020 Jun:125-130