Jacob Moussai, M.D.


Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Adult Psychiatry

Contact Information

Work Phone Number: 310-775-1866

Office Address:

11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073


Jacob Moussai has received his Bachelors of Science degree in 1997 from University of California, Los Angeles. He graduated summa cum laude in Neuroscience. He subsequently pursued neuro-imaging research at UCLA's Laboratory of Neuroimaging. Dr. Moussai graduated from UC Davis School of Medicine in 2003. He then joined UCSD as a resident physician in Department of Psychiatry and completed his training at Yale School of Medicine. His main interests are in the field of neurobehavior, neuropsychiatry, integration of primary care and psychiatry. Current field of specialty include ADHD, anxiety, OCD and depression.


A selected list of publications:

Mega Michael S, Dinov Ivo D, Mazziotta John C, Manese Mario, Thompson Paul M, Lindshield Chris, Moussai Jacob, Tran Nah, Olsen Kirsten, Zoumalan Chris I, Woods Roger P, Toga Arthur W   Automated brain tissue assessment in the elderly and demented population: construction and validation of a sub-volume probabilistic brain atlas NeuroImage, 2005; 26(4): 1009-18.
Narr K L, Thompson P M, Sharma T, Moussai J, Blanton R, Anvar B, Edris A, Krupp R, Rayman J, Khaledy M, Toga A W   Three-dimensional mapping of temporo-limbic regions and the lateral ventricles in schizophrenia: gender effects Biological psychiatry, 2001; 50(2): 84-97.
Narr K, Thompson P, Sharma T, Moussai J, Zoumalan C, Rayman J, Toga A   Three-dimensional mapping of gyral shape and cortical surface asymmetries in schizophrenia: gender effects The American journal of psychiatry, 2001; 158(2): 244-55.
Thompson P M, Mega M S, Woods R P, Zoumalan C I, Lindshield C J, Blanton R E, Moussai J, Holmes C J, Cummings J L, Toga A W   Cortical change in Alzheimer's disease detected with a disease-specific population-based brain atlas Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2001; 11(1): 1-16.
Narr K L, Thompson P M, Sharma T, Moussai J, Cannestra A F, Toga A W   Mapping morphology of the corpus callosum in schizophrenia Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2000; 10(1): 40-9.
Thompson P M, Moussai J, Zohoori S, Goldkorn A, Khan A A, Mega M S, Small G W, Cummings J L, Toga A W   Cortical variability and asymmetry in normal aging and Alzheimer's disease Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 1998; 8(6): 492-509.
Mega M S, Thompson P M, Cummings J L, Back C L, Xu M L, Zohoori S, Goldkorn A, Moussai J, Fairbanks L, Small G W, Toga A W   Sulcal variability in the Alzheimer's brain: correlations with cognition Neurology, 1998; 50(1): 145-51.