DOAJ indexed Medical Journals

Recently, We published DOAJ indexed Journals list 2023. In this blog post, we provide DOAJ indexed Medical journals list.

The Directory of Open-Access Journals is a website that hosts a curated list of open-access journals. Open Access Journals are those journals whose research is available free of cost for everyone to read. So if you publish your research in open-access journals, anyone on the internet can read your manuscript free of charge.

13 Free PubMed-indexed journals

Public Health journals without publication fee

We visited the official website of DOAJ and found that there are a total of 4244 medical journals that publish open access. Out of the total, 2000 research journals publish without any APC. The top 50 DOAJ indexed open access medical journals are listed below.

Total Medical Journals in the DOAJ List4,244 
Non-APC Journals2000
Journals with APC4240
Official Website of the DOAJ
DOAJ indexed Medical Journals list details

Top 50 DOAJ indexed Medical Journals

The journals are sorted based on the Scopus CiteScore.

S. No.Journal TitleCiteScoreSJRPublisher
1Molecular Cancer52.76.896Springer Nature
2The Lancet Global Health41.88.845Elsevier
3The Lancet Public Health39.711.372Elsevier
4Annual Review of Plant Biology38.39.575Annual Reviews Inc.
5Nucleic Acids Research28.08.241Oxford University Press
6Journal of Hematology and Oncology27.54.241Springer Nature
7Journal of Extracellular Vesicles27.44.878Wiley-Blackwell
8Journal of the American Chemical Society25.25.728American Chemical Society
9Microbiome24.54.394Springer Nature
10International journal of oral science24.43.37Springer Nature
11Nature Communications23.24.846Springer Nature
12Military Medical Research22.52.277Springer Nature
13Eurosurveillance22.14.417European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
14Molecular Biology and Evolution21.95.341Oxford University Press
16Molecular Neurodegeneration21.14.731Springer Nature
17Advanced Science20.83.984Wiley-Blackwell
18Journal of Clinical Investigation20.85.527American Society for Clinical Investigation
19The Lancet Digital Health20.56.024Elsevier
20The Lancet Planetary Health20.53.389Elsevier
21Bone Research20.42.85Springer Nature
22Genome Biology20.19.371Springer Nature
23Protein and Cell19.42.636Higher Education Press
24Emerging Microbes and Infections19.03.322Taylor & Francis
25Science advances18.54.586American Association for the Advancement of Science
26Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy18.45.157Springer Nature
27The Lancet Microbe18.413.313Elsevier
28Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research18.12.35Springer Nature
29Environment International17.82.235Springer Nature
30Environment International17.12.757Elsevier
31Journal of Advanced Research17.11.87Cairo University
32Environment International16.72.061Ivyspring International Publisher
33Plant Biotechnology Journal16.62.699Wiley-Blackwell
34Redox Biology16.42.191Elsevier
35EMBO Molecular Medicine16.24.039Wiley-Blackwell
36Molecular Systems Biology16.26.523Wiley-Blackwell
37Annals of Surgery16.13.532Wolters Kluwer Health
38Journal of Biomedical Science15.72.449Springer Nature
39Experimental and Molecular Medicine15.62.645Springer Nature
40Cell Reports15.14.845Elsevier
42PLoS Medicine15.04.18Public Library of Science
43PLoS Biology14.93.928Public Library of Science
44Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry14.51.076Cell Physiol Biochem Press
45ACS applied materials & interfaces14.42.143American Chemical Society
46Cancer Communications14.32.357Wiley-Blackwell
47Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer14.33.45BMJ Publishing Group
48Critical Care14.23.218Springer Nature
49Journal of Innate Immunity14.21.906Karger
50Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle14.12.31Wiley-Blackwell
Top DOAJ indexed Medical Journals

How do I know if my journal is indexed with DOAJ?

Visit the official website of DOAJ: and enter the journal title to know DOAJ indexing details. Many journals claim false DOAJ indexing. So it is always advised to visit the official website of DOAJ.

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