Radiology Personnel

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, M.D.

Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Chief of Radiology, UW Medical Center - Montlake and Northwest Campuses
Medical Director of MRI
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Dr. Mossa-Basha is a UW 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 (via Semantic Scholar)

Imaging of Vulnerable Intracranial Atherosclerotic Plaque for Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source.
Chengcheng Zhu, A. Malhotra, M. Mossa-Basha - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY

Special Report of the RSNA COVID-19 Task Force: Crisis Leadership of Major Health System Radiology Departments during COVID-19
M. Mossa-Basha, Mitch Schnall, C. Meltzer, et al. - Published 2021 - RADIOLOGY

Shape related features of intracranial aneurysm are associated with rupture status in a large Chinese cohort
Yuting Wang, Meixiong Cheng, Sijie Liu, et al. - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF NEUROINTERVENTIONAL SURGERY

Using CT and MRI Scans after Intervention for Stroke to Predict Patient Outcomes.
M. Mossa-Basha - Published 2021 - RADIOLOGY

International Impact of COVID-19 on the Diagnosis of Heart Disease
A. Einstein, L. Shaw, C. Hirschfeld, et al. - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY

Association of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Glycemic Control With Intracranial Plaque Characteristics in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke.
Xiao Li, Beibei Sun, Lingling Wang, et al. - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING : JMRI

Aspirin versus anticoagulation for stroke prophylaxis in blunt cerebrovascular injury: a propensity-matched retrospective cohort study.
R. H. Bonow, Cordelie E Witt, M. Mossa-Basha, et al. - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY

Irregular pulsation of intracranial unruptured aneurysm detected by four-dimensional CT angiography is associated with increased estimated rupture risk and conventional risk factors
Jianjian Zhang, Xiao Li, Bing Zhao, et al. - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF NEUROINTERVENTIONAL SURGERY

Neural network enhanced 3D turbo spin echo for MR intracranial vessel wall imaging.
Zechen Zhou, Shuo Chen, N. Balu, et al. - Published 2021 - MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Vessel Wall Imaging for the Evaluation of Intracranial Vascular Pathology.
J. Vranic, J. Hartman, M. Mossa-Basha - Published 2021 - NEUROIMAGING CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA