Journal Details

The Surgery Journal

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Open Access
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Journal Scope

The Surgery Journal (TSJ) aims to advance surgical knowledge and practice worldwide by providing a comprehensive platform that encompasses all surgical specialties. The journal is dedicated to fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among surgeons, nurses, and medical students to improve patient care across diverse health systems.

  • Comprehensive Coverage of Surgical Specialties: TSJ covers a broad range of surgical disciplines, including general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, plastic surgery, pediatric surgery, and more. The journal welcomes original research, review articles, case reports, and technical innovations that contribute to the field of surgery.
  • Nursing and Allied Health Professionals: Recognizing the integral role of nursing and allied health professionals in surgical care, TSJ includes dedicated sections for perioperative care, nursing research, and interprofessional collaboration practices that enhance surgical outcomes.
  • Education and Training: A core focus on the education and training of the next generation of surgical professionals, including curriculum development, simulation-based learning, and competency assessment in surgical education. Contributions from medical students exploring innovative learning methods or reflecting on educational experiences are highly encouraged.
  • Global Health and Surgery: The journal emphasizes the importance of surgery in global health contexts, discussing disparities in surgical access, the burden of surgical diseases in low-resource settings, and strategies for improving surgical care worldwide.
  • Ethics and Policy in Surgery: Analysis of ethical issues, policy-making, and the economic impacts of surgical care. Papers that provide insights into the ethical dilemmas and policy challenges in different cultural and regulatory environments are particularly welcome.
  • Technology and Innovation: Articles on the latest technological advancements in surgery, including robotic surgery, telemedicine, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and digital health solutions that have the potential to transform surgical practice.

    All articles in TSJ undergo rigorous blind peer review.

    Target Readership: Surgeons, surgical residents, medical students, nursing professionals, healthcare policymakers, and researchers with an interest in the global aspects of surgery.

    Abstracting and indexing: PubMed Central, DOAJ, ESCI - Emerging Sources Citation Index, EBSCO, ProQuest

    TSJ requires that authors follow the ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals. More information can be found here:

    Reasons to Publish

    Web-based manuscript submission
    Rigorous peer-review by specialists
    High-quality editorial services
    Complete online access to all published articles
    Low threshold for young clinical scientists
    Fair Open Access fee pricing
    CC BY license
    Listing in major indexing and abstracting services
    International editorial board
    Global readership
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