Radiology Personnel

Sarah Bastawrous, D.O.

Associate Professor
VA Health Services of Puget Sound


Dr. Bastawrous is a board certified radiologist practicing at the VA Puget Sound, who currently serves in the role of director of ultrasound. She is dual fellowship trained and specializes in body imaging and oncologic imaging. She is an associate professor of radiology at the University of Washington. Dr. Bastawrous trains radiology residents and fellows in CT, ultrasound, MRI and image-guided procedures. 

Dr. Bastawrous completed her medical school from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, and continued her radiology residency training in Chicago at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

Recent Publications

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Principles of three-dimensional printing and clinical applications within the abdomen and pelvis
Bastawrous S., Wake N., Levin D., Ripley B.
Abdominal Radiology. 2018 Apr:1-14

The Reliability of a Standardized Reporting System for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Simianu V., Shamitoff A., Hippe D., Godwin B., Shriki J., Drake F., O'Malley R., Maximin S., Bastawrous S., Moshiri M., Lee J., Cuevas C., Dighe M., Flum D., Bhargava P.
Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2017 Jul:267-274

Emergency Presentations of Colorectal Cancer
Baer C., Menon R., Bastawrous S., Bastawrous A.
Surgical Clinics of North America. 2017 Jun:529-545

Improving Patient Safety: Avoiding Unread Imaging Exams in the National VA Enterprise Electronic Health Record
Bastawrous S., Carney B.
Journal of Digital Imaging. 2017 Jun:309-313

Human whole blood 1H2O transverse relaxation with gadolinium-based contrast reagents: Magnetic susceptibility and transmembrane water exchange
Wilson G., Springer C., Bastawrous S., Maki J.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2017 May:2015-2027

Unexpected Presentation of Perianal Granular Cell Tumor in a Young Woman
Rashidi L., Pollock D., Bastawrous S.
Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2017 Jan

Patient-specific timing for bolus-chase peripheral MR angiography
Maki J., Wilson G., Cartright S., Bastawrous S.
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2016 Jan:249-260

Adult ileocolic intussusception presenting as small bowel metastatic melanoma
Bastawrous S., McKeown E., Bastawrous A.
Radiology Case Reports. 2015 Dec:46-48

Vesicocolic fistula detected by 99mTc-MAG3 Renogram
Mannelli L., Monti S., Bastawrous S., Lomabardo I., Behnia F.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2015 Jan:73-75

A novel reporting system to improve accuracy in appendicitis imaging
Godwin B., Drake F., Simianu V., Shriki J., Hippe D., Dighe M., Bastawrous S., Cuevas C., Flum D., Bhargava P.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2015 Jan:1212-1219