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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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) 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

How Far Can We Take Vessel Wall MRI for Intracranial Atherosclerosis? The Tissue is Still the Issue
Alexander M.D., de Havenon A., Mossa-Basha M., McNally J.S.
AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 2020 May:E30-E31

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Facilitate Judicious Use of CT Angiography for Stroke Workup in the Emergency Department
Hartman J., Goiney C., Carlson B., Moran S., Hippe D.S., Zecevic M., Mossa-Basha M.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020 Jan

Magnetic resonance vessel wall imaging in cerebrovascular diseases
Young C., Bonow R., Barros G., Mossa-Basha M., Kim L., Levitt M.
Neurosurgical focus. 2019 Dec:E4

Strategies to Mitigate Toxicities from Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Spine Metastases
Schaub S., Tseng Y., Chang E., Sahgal A., Saigal R., Hofstetter C., Foote M., Ko A., Yuh W., Mossa-Basha M., Mayr N., Lo S.
Clinical Neurosurgery. 2019 Dec:729-740

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