Scopus indexed surgery journals

In this blog post, we will be providing the list of surgery journals indexed in Scopus. Scopus covers nearly 36,377 titles from approximately 11,678 publishers, of which 34,346 are peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields.

There are more than 500 Scopus indexed Surgery research journals. We will be providing the top 38 Scopus surgery journals based on their SJR. It requires a good research paper to get published in reputed journals.

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Top Scopus indexed surgery journals

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherE-ISSNJournal ScopeSJR
1JAMA SurgeryAmerican Medical Association21686262, 21686254Surgery (Q1)3.569
2Annals of SurgeryLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.15281140, 00034932Surgery (Q1)3.532
3Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and PsychiatryBMJ Publishing Group1468330X, 00223050Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Psychiatry and Mental Health (Q1); Surgery (Q1)2.922
4Journal of NeuroInterventional SurgeryBMJ Publishing Group17598486, 17598478Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)2.652
5British Journal of SurgeryOxford University Press00071323, 13652168Surgery (Q1)2.479
6Journal of Heart and Lung TransplantationElsevier USA15573117, 10532498Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Transplantation (Q1)2.472
7European urology oncologyElsevier BV25889311Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Oncology (Q1); Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Urology (Q1)2.299
8Bone and Joint JournalBritish Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery20494408, 20494394Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1)2.172
9American Journal of Surgical PathologyLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.15320979, 01475185Anatomy (Q1); Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)2.129
10Clinical Oral Implants ResearchBlackwell Munksgaard16000501, 09057161Oral Surgery (Q1)2.093
11Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – Series ALippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.15351386, 00219355Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.912
12Journal of Vascular SurgeryMosby Inc.10976809, 07415214Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.799
13World Journal of Emergency SurgeryBioMed Central Ltd.17497922Emergency Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.736
14International Journal of SurgeryElsevier BV17439191, 17439159Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.716
15JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck SurgeryAmerican Medical Association2168619X, 21686181Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.713
16Journal of the American College of SurgeonsElsevier Inc.18791190, 10727515Surgery (Q1)1.711
17Liver TransplantationJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd15276465, 15276473Hepatology (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Transplantation (Q1)1.614
18Spine JournalElsevier Inc.15299430, 18781632Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.572
19Journal of Orthopaedic TraumaLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.08905339, 15312291Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.568
20Otolaryngology – Head and Neck SurgerySAGE Publications Inc.10976817, 01945998Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.529
21Foot and Ankle InternationalSAGE Publications Inc.10711007Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.519
22Journal of Shoulder and Elbow SurgeryMosby Inc.15326500, 10582746Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.511
23Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, ArthroscopySpringer Verlag09422056, 14337347Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.476
24Interventional NeurologyS. Karger AG16645545, 16649737Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.447
25Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgerySpringer Paris12654906, 12489204Surgery (Q1)1.442
26Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.15294242, 00321052Surgery (Q1)1.438
27Oral OncologyElsevier Ltd.18790593, 13688375Cancer Research (Q1); Oncology (Q1); Oral Surgery (Q1)1.421
28Journal of NeurosurgeryAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons19330693, 00223085Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.413
29Journal of Neurosurgery: SpineAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons15475646, 15475654Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neurology (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.394
30Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryMosby Inc.00225223, 1097685XCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.389
31Journal of Cataract and Refractive SurgeryWolters Kluwer Health18734502, 08863350Ophthalmology (Q1); Sensory Systems (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.367
32EFORT Open ReviewsBritish Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery20585241, 23967544Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.344
33Acta OrthopaedicaInforma Healthcare17453682, 17453674Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.33
34NeurosurgeryLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.15244040, 0148396XNeurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.324
35Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related ResearchWiley-Blackwell15230899Dentistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Oral Surgery (Q1)1.32
36Clinical NeurosurgeryLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.0148396X, 00694827Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.311
37Journal of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck SurgeryDecker Publishing19160216, 19160208Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.306
38Aesthetic Surgery JournalOxford University Press1090820X, 1527330XMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1)1.3
Scopus indexed surgery journals

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