Surgery journals indexed in Scopus

This blog post aims to provide a list of Surgery journals indexed in Scopus. We are providing below the top 100 Surgery journals based on their CiteScore. We also have described below in the Frequently Asked Questions section how to download the complete list of Scopus indexed Surgery journals.

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Below we have listed the top 100 Scopus-indexed Surgery journals. Many of these research journals are also indexed in the Web of Science.

S. No.Journal TitleCiteScoreSJRPublisher
1International Journal of Surgery23.92.597Wolters Kluwer Health
2JAMA Surgery20.43.623American Medical Association
3Annals of SurgeryOpen Access16.22.951Wolters Kluwer Health
4Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry15.93.178BMJ Publishing Group
5World Journal of Emergency SurgeryOpen Access12.41.712Springer Nature
6British Journal of Surgery11.92.108Oxford University Press
7Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation11.72.71Elsevier
8Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery10.72.01BMJ Publishing Group
9American Journal of Surgical Pathology10.62.064Wolters Kluwer Health
10Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery10.51.876Elsevier
11JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery10.21.835American Medical Association
12Bone and Joint Journal9.12.149British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery
13Journal of Bone and Joint SurgeryOpen Access8.21.996Wolters Kluwer Health
14Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy8.21.789Wiley-Blackwell
15Journal of Neurosurgery8.11.138American Association of Neurological Surgeons
16Liver Transplantation8.01.548Wolters Kluwer Health
17Burns and TraumaOpen Access7.80.928Oxford University Press
18European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery7.51.341Elsevier
19Spine Journal7.51.562Elsevier
20Journal of the American College of Surgeons7.41.534Wolters Kluwer Health
21Neurosurgery7.41.221Wolters Kluwer Health
22Bone and Joint ResearchOpen Access7.31.607British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery
23Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery7.21.348Wiley-Blackwell
24EFORT Open ReviewsOpen Access7.11.325British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery
25Journal of Vascular Surgery7.12.027Elsevier
27Journal of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck SurgeryOpen Access6.71.142SAGE
28Neurosurgical Focus6.51.188American Association of Neurological Surgeons
29European Journal of Surgical Oncology6.41.097Elsevier
30Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases6.31.219Elsevier
31Transplantation Reviews6.31.158Elsevier
32International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery6.20.831Springer Nature
33International Orthopaedics6.20.988Springer Nature
34Neurosurgery Clinics of North America6.20.87Elsevier
35Patient Safety in SurgeryOpen Access6.20.738Springer Nature
36Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology6.10.774Wolters Kluwer Health
37Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery6.11.666Elsevier
38Wound Repair and Regeneration6.10.737Wiley-Blackwell
39Aesthetic Surgery Journal6.01.2Oxford University Press
40International Journal of Clinical Oncology6.00.968Springer Nature
41Surgical Clinics of North America6.00.751Elsevier
42Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques6.01.124Springer Nature
43Acta OrthopaedicaOpen Access5.91.612Medical Journals Sweden AB
44Clinical and Experimental OtorhinolaryngologyOpen Access5.90.934Korean Society of Otolaryngology
45Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryOpen Access5.91.353Wolters Kluwer Health
46Obesity Surgery5.81.127Springer Nature
47European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery5.71.183European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
48The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons5.71.323Wolters Kluwer Health
49Annals of Thoracic Surgery5.61.276Elsevier
50Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research5.61.186Wolters Kluwer Health
51International Wound JournalOpen Access5.60.693Wiley-Blackwell
52Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery5.61.263Elsevier
53World Journal of Surgery5.60.902Wiley-Blackwell
54Annals of Gastroenterological SurgeryOpen Access5.51.043Wiley-Blackwell
55Annals of Surgical Oncology5.51.133Springer Nature
56Expert Review of Medical Devices5.50.6Taylor & Francis
57Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders5.50.93Elsevier
58Techniques in Coloproctology5.50.815Springer Nature
59World Neurosurgery: XOpen Access5.50.636Elsevier
60Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine5.41.192American Association of Neurological Surgeons
61Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery5.41.11Wolters Kluwer Health
62Surgery (United States)5.41.16Elsevier
63Lasers in Surgery and Medicine5.30.665Wiley-Blackwell
64NeurospineOpen Access5.30.958Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society
65BJS OpenOpen Access5.21.149Oxford University Press
66Digestive Surgery5.20.813Karger
67Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery5.20.97Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
68Journal of Surgical Education5.10.935Elsevier
69Foot and Ankle International5.01.672SAGE
70Global Spine JournalOpen Access5.01.043SAGE
71International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery5.00.884Elsevier
72Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research5.00.965Wiley-Blackwell
73Journal of Endovascular Therapy4.91.114SAGE
74Journal of Spine Surgery4.91.061AME Publishing Company
75Journal of Surgical Oncology4.90.836Wiley-Blackwell
76Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America4.90.713Elsevier
77Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery4.90.802Elsevier
78Surgical Pathology Clinics4.90.741Elsevier
79Computer Assisted SurgeryOpen Access4.80.37Taylor & Francis
80Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery4.80.925Springer Nature
81Neurosurgical Review4.80.808Springer Nature
82Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research4.81.081Elsevier
83Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery4.71.113Springer Nature
84Asian Spine JournalOpen Access4.70.992Korean Society of Spine Surgery
85European Spine Journal4.70.942Springer Nature
86Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences4.70.903Wiley-Blackwell
87Journal of Knee Surgery4.71.0Thieme
88Journal of Pediatric Surgery4.70.873Elsevier
89Journal of Refractive Surgery4.70.679Slack, Inc.
90World Journal of Surgical OncologyOpen Access4.70.774Springer Nature
91American Journal of Surgery4.60.85Elsevier
92CosmeticsOpen Access4.60.509Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
93Current Problems in Surgery4.60.515Elsevier
94International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds4.60.33SAGE
95Journal of Robotic Surgery4.60.564Springer Nature
96Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal4.60.587Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal
97Innovative Surgical SciencesOpen Access4.50.426Walter de Gruyter
98International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery4.50.545Wiley-Blackwell
99JBJS Open AccessOpen Access4.51.385Wolters Kluwer Health
100Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery4.50.741Wolters Kluwer Health

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