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Last Updated on June 19, 2023


Top Journals in Surgery

Presenting here the list of top journals in the field of Surgery, which you can always refer to and cite while writing your thesis and research papers. You can also submit your research paper in these journals to show the standard and worthiness of your work. This list is ordered by Scopus ranking. Subject category Surgery falls under area Medicine.

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.


1. JAMA Surgery


JAMA Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by American Medical Association. The overall rank of JAMA Surgery is 441. ISSN of this journal is/are 21686262, 21686254.

Impact Score: 4.42 h-Index: 193 SJR: 3.623 Overall Ranking: 441



2. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry


Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry is a journal covering the categories related to Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Psychiatry and Mental Health (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by BMJ Publishing Group. The overall rank of Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry is 561. ISSN of this journal is/are 1468330X, 00223050.

Impact Score: 6.69 h-Index: 225 SJR: 3.178 Overall Ranking: 561


3. Annals of Surgery


Annals of Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.. The overall rank of Annals of Surgery is 639. ISSN of this journal is/are 15281140, 00034932.

Impact Score: 4.89 h-Index: 335 SJR: 2.951 Overall Ranking: 639


4. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation


Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Transplantation (Q1). It is published by Elsevier USA. The overall rank of Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation is 755. ISSN of this journal is/are 15573117, 10532498.

Impact Score: 5.44 h-Index: 151 SJR: 2.710 Overall Ranking: 755


5. European urology oncology


European urology oncology is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Oncology (Q1); Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Urology (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of European urology oncology is 819. ISSN of this journal is/are 25889311.

Impact Score: 5.92 h-Index: 35 SJR: 2.597 Overall Ranking: 819



6. International Journal of Surgery


International Journal of Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of International Journal of Surgery is 820. ISSN of this journal is/are 17439191, 17439159.

Impact Score: 7.29 h-Index: 79 SJR: 2.597 Overall Ranking: 820


7. Bone and Joint Journal


Bone and Joint Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery. The overall rank of Bone and Joint Journal is 1142. ISSN of this journal is/are 20494408, 20494394.

Impact Score: 4.40 h-Index: 199 SJR: 2.149 Overall Ranking: 1142


8. British Journal of Surgery


British Journal of Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of British Journal of Surgery is 1194. ISSN of this journal is/are 00071323, 13652168.

Impact Score: 3.07 h-Index: 219 SJR: 2.108 Overall Ranking: 1194


9. American Journal of Surgical Pathology


American Journal of Surgical Pathology is a journal covering the categories related to Anatomy (Q1); Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.. The overall rank of American Journal of Surgical Pathology is 1246. ISSN of this journal is/are 15320979, 01475185.

Impact Score: 5.34 h-Index: 228 SJR: 2.064 Overall Ranking: 1246



10. Journal of Vascular Surgery


Journal of Vascular Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Mosby Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Vascular Surgery is 1289. ISSN of this journal is/are 10976809, 07415214.

Impact Score: 2.93 h-Index: 210 SJR: 2.027 Overall Ranking: 1289


11. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery


Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by BMJ Publishing Group. The overall rank of Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery is 1311. ISSN of this journal is/are 17598486, 17598478.

Impact Score: 4.89 h-Index: 75 SJR: 2.010 Overall Ranking: 1311


12. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A


Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A is 1320. ISSN of this journal is/are 15351386, 00219355.

Impact Score: 3.66 h-Index: 290 SJR: 1.996 Overall Ranking: 1320


13. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Mosby Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery is 1470. ISSN of this journal is/are 00225223, 1097685X.

Impact Score: 1.35 h-Index: 210 SJR: 1.876 Overall Ranking: 1470



14. JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by American Medical Association. The overall rank of JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is 1522. ISSN of this journal is/are 2168619X, 21686181.

Impact Score: 3.12 h-Index: 143 SJR: 1.835 Overall Ranking: 1522


15. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy


Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy is 1585. ISSN of this journal is/are 09422056, 14337347.

Impact Score: 4.46 h-Index: 142 SJR: 1.789 Overall Ranking: 1585


16. World Journal of Emergency Surgery


World Journal of Emergency Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Emergency Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. The overall rank of World Journal of Emergency Surgery is 1702. ISSN of this journal is/are 17497922.

Impact Score: 7.35 h-Index: 57 SJR: 1.712 Overall Ranking: 1702


17. Foot and Ankle International


Foot and Ankle International is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Foot and Ankle International is 1770. ISSN of this journal is/are 10711007.

Impact Score: 3.16 h-Index: 120 SJR: 1.672 Overall Ranking: 1770


18. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Mosby Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery is 1780. ISSN of this journal is/are 15326500, 10582746.

Impact Score: 3.55 h-Index: 160 SJR: 1.666 Overall Ranking: 1780


19. Acta Orthopaedica


Acta Orthopaedica is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Medical Journals Sweden AB. The overall rank of Acta Orthopaedica is 1895. ISSN of this journal is/are 17453682, 17453674.

Impact Score: 3.67 h-Index: 126 SJR: 1.612 Overall Ranking: 1895


20. Bone and Joint Research


Bone and Joint Research is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery. The overall rank of Bone and Joint Research is 1908. ISSN of this journal is/are 20463758.

Impact Score: 4.55 h-Index: 42 SJR: 1.607 Overall Ranking: 1908


21. Spine Journal


Spine Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Spine Journal is 2010. ISSN of this journal is/are 15299430, 18781632.

Impact Score: 3.84 h-Index: 126 SJR: 1.562 Overall Ranking: 2010


22. Liver Transplantation


Liver Transplantation is a journal covering the categories related to Hepatology (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Transplantation (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Liver Transplantation is 2032. ISSN of this journal is/are 15276465, 15276473.

Impact Score: 2.77 h-Index: 164 SJR: 1.548 Overall Ranking: 2032


23. Journal of the American College of Surgeons


Journal of the American College of Surgeons is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. The overall rank of Journal of the American College of Surgeons is 2061. ISSN of this journal is/are 18791190, 10727515.

Impact Score: 2.47 h-Index: 195 SJR: 1.534 Overall Ranking: 2061


24. Bone and Joint Open


Bone and Joint Open is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery. The overall rank of Bone and Joint Open is 2339. ISSN of this journal is/are 26331462.

Impact Score: 3.12 h-Index: 16 SJR: 1.419 Overall Ranking: 2339


25. JBJS Open Access


JBJS Open Access is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. The overall rank of JBJS Open Access is 2439. ISSN of this journal is/are 24727245.

Impact Score: 3.18 h-Index: 21 SJR: 1.385 Overall Ranking: 2439


26. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.. The overall rank of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is 2530. ISSN of this journal is/are 15294242, 00321052.

Impact Score: 1.70 h-Index: 198 SJR: 1.353 Overall Ranking: 2530


27. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is 2555. ISSN of this journal is/are 10976817, 01945998.

Impact Score: 3.73 h-Index: 136 SJR: 1.348 Overall Ranking: 2555


28. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery


European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is 2582. ISSN of this journal is/are 15322165, 10785884.

Impact Score: 2.11 h-Index: 133 SJR: 1.341 Overall Ranking: 2582


29. EFORT Open Reviews


EFORT Open Reviews is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery. The overall rank of EFORT Open Reviews is 2635. ISSN of this journal is/are 20585241, 23967544.

Impact Score: 3.39 h-Index: 39 SJR: 1.325 Overall Ranking: 2635


30. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The


Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The is 2645. ISSN of this journal is/are 19405480, 1067151X.

Impact Score: 3.39 h-Index: 129 SJR: 1.323 Overall Ranking: 2645


31. Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Annals of Thoracic Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier USA. The overall rank of Annals of Thoracic Surgery is 2804. ISSN of this journal is/are 15526259, 00034975.

Impact Score: 2.32 h-Index: 215 SJR: 1.276 Overall Ranking: 2804


32. Breast


Breast is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Oncology (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Cancer Research (Q2). It is published by Churchill Livingstone. The overall rank of Breast is 2825. ISSN of this journal is/are 15323080, 09609776.

Impact Score: 3.70 h-Index: 88 SJR: 1.269 Overall Ranking: 2825


33. Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery


Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Oral Surgery (Q1); Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Churchill Livingstone. The overall rank of Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery is 2848. ISSN of this journal is/are 18784119, 10105182.

Impact Score: 3.02 h-Index: 87 SJR: 1.263 Overall Ranking: 2848


34. Neurosurgery


Neurosurgery is a journal covering the categories related to Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications. The overall rank of Neurosurgery is 3004. ISSN of this journal is/are 15244040, 0148396X.

Impact Score: 2.41 h-Index: 215 SJR: 1.221 Overall Ranking: 3004


35. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases


Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases is 3014. ISSN of this journal is/are 15507289.

Impact Score: 2.07 h-Index: 99 SJR: 1.219 Overall Ranking: 3014


36. Aesthetic Surgery Journal


Aesthetic Surgery Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Aesthetic Surgery Journal is 3073. ISSN of this journal is/are 1090820X, 1527330X.

Impact Score: 1.59 h-Index: 71 SJR: 1.200 Overall Ranking: 3073


37. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine


Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neurology (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by American Association of Neurological Surgeons. The overall rank of Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine is 3107. ISSN of this journal is/are 15475646, 15475654.

Impact Score: 2.21 h-Index: 113 SJR: 1.192 Overall Ranking: 3107


38. Neurosurgical Focus


Neurosurgical Focus is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by American Association of Neurological Surgeons. The overall rank of Neurosurgical Focus is 3132. ISSN of this journal is/are 10920684.

Impact Score: 3.26 h-Index: 111 SJR: 1.188 Overall Ranking: 3132


39. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research


Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Sports Science (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research is 3141. ISSN of this journal is/are 15281132, 0009921X.

Impact Score: 1.75 h-Index: 225 SJR: 1.186 Overall Ranking: 3141


40. European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery


European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery is 3158. ISSN of this journal is/are 1873734X, 10107940.

Impact Score: 2.11 h-Index: 146 SJR: 1.183 Overall Ranking: 3158


41. Knee Surgery and Related Research


Knee Surgery and Related Research is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. The overall rank of Knee Surgery and Related Research is 3160. ISSN of this journal is/are 22340726, 22342451.

Impact Score: 3.09 h-Index: 34 SJR: 1.183 Overall Ranking: 3160


42. Clinical Neurosurgery


Clinical Neurosurgery is a journal covering the categories related to Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.. The overall rank of Clinical Neurosurgery is 3172. ISSN of this journal is/are 26317117, 00694827.

Impact Score: 0.00 h-Index: 44 SJR: 1.180 Overall Ranking: 3172


43. Surgery


Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Mosby Inc.. The overall rank of Surgery is 3269. ISSN of this journal is/are 15327361, 00396060.

Impact Score: 2.67 h-Index: 176 SJR: 1.160 Overall Ranking: 3269


44. Transplantation Reviews


Transplantation Reviews is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Transplantation (Q1). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of Transplantation Reviews is 3283. ISSN of this journal is/are 0955470X.

Impact Score: 4.38 h-Index: 53 SJR: 1.158 Overall Ranking: 3283


45. BJS open


BJS open is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of BJS open is 3318. ISSN of this journal is/are 24749842.

Impact Score: 2.99 h-Index: 24 SJR: 1.149 Overall Ranking: 3318


46. Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery


Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Decker Publishing. The overall rank of Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is 3353. ISSN of this journal is/are 19160216, 19160208.

Impact Score: 3.56 h-Index: 53 SJR: 1.142 Overall Ranking: 3353


47. Journal of Neurosurgery


Journal of Neurosurgery is a journal covering the categories related to Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by American Association of Neurological Surgeons. The overall rank of Journal of Neurosurgery is 3379. ISSN of this journal is/are 19330693, 00223085.

Impact Score: 2.90 h-Index: 228 SJR: 1.138 Overall Ranking: 3379


48. Annals of Surgical Oncology


Annals of Surgical Oncology is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Oncology (Q2). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Annals of Surgical Oncology is 3407. ISSN of this journal is/are 10689265, 15344681.

Impact Score: 2.13 h-Index: 192 SJR: 1.133 Overall Ranking: 3407


49. Obesity Surgery


Obesity Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Q1); Nutrition and Dietetics (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Obesity Surgery is 3447. ISSN of this journal is/are 09608923, 17080428.

Impact Score: 2.41 h-Index: 152 SJR: 1.127 Overall Ranking: 3447


50. Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques


Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques is 3466. ISSN of this journal is/are 14322218, 09302794.

Impact Score: 3.53 h-Index: 166 SJR: 1.124 Overall Ranking: 3466


51. Scandinavian Journal of Surgery


Scandinavian Journal of Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Scandinavian Journal of Surgery is 3515. ISSN of this journal is/are 17997267, 14574969.

Impact Score: 2.50 h-Index: 54 SJR: 1.115 Overall Ranking: 3515


52. Journal of Endovascular Therapy


Journal of Endovascular Therapy is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Endovascular Therapy is 3518. ISSN of this journal is/are 15451550, 15266028.

Impact Score: 2.61 h-Index: 107 SJR: 1.114 Overall Ranking: 3518


53. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery


Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery is 3521. ISSN of this journal is/are 14343916, 09368051.

Impact Score: 3.38 h-Index: 88 SJR: 1.113 Overall Ranking: 3521


54. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery


Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. The overall rank of Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery is 3538. ISSN of this journal is/are 21630755, 21630763.

Impact Score: 2.47 h-Index: 203 SJR: 1.110 Overall Ranking: 3538


55. European Journal of Surgical Oncology


European Journal of Surgical Oncology is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Oncology (Q2). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of European Journal of Surgical Oncology is 3610. ISSN of this journal is/are 15322157, 07487983.

Impact Score: 3.15 h-Index: 110 SJR: 1.097 Overall Ranking: 3610


56. Journal of Hand Surgery


Journal of Hand Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Hand Surgery is 3636. ISSN of this journal is/are 03635023, 15316564.

Impact Score: 1.76 h-Index: 129 SJR: 1.093 Overall Ranking: 3636


57. Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research


Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Masson s.r.l.. The overall rank of Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research is 3702. ISSN of this journal is/are 18770568.

Impact Score: 2.49 h-Index: 69 SJR: 1.081 Overall Ranking: 3702


58. Journal of Spine Surgery


Journal of Spine Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by AME Publishing Company. The overall rank of Journal of Spine Surgery is 3816. ISSN of this journal is/are 2414469X, 24144630.

Impact Score: 2.40 h-Index: 17 SJR: 1.061 Overall Ranking: 3816


59. Neuro-Oncology Advances


Neuro-Oncology Advances is a journal covering the categories related to Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Oncology (Q2). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Neuro-Oncology Advances is 3879. ISSN of this journal is/are 26322498.

Impact Score: 3.47 h-Index: 18 SJR: 1.052 Overall Ranking: 3879


60. Annals of Gastroenterological Surgery


Annals of Gastroenterological Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Gastroenterology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Annals of Gastroenterological Surgery is 3932. ISSN of this journal is/are 24750328.

Impact Score: 2.93 h-Index: 25 SJR: 1.043 Overall Ranking: 3932


61. Global Spine Journal


Global Spine Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Global Spine Journal is 3935. ISSN of this journal is/are 21925682, 21925690.

Impact Score: 2.47 h-Index: 40 SJR: 1.043 Overall Ranking: 3935


62. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma


Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Sports Science (Q2). It is published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma is 3939. ISSN of this journal is/are 08905339, 15312291.

Impact Score: 1.96 h-Index: 136 SJR: 1.043 Overall Ranking: 3939


63. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery


Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Thieme Medical Publishers Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery is 4183. ISSN of this journal is/are 0743684X, 10988947.

Impact Score: 2.37 h-Index: 61 SJR: 1.005 Overall Ranking: 4183


64. Journal of Knee Surgery


Journal of Knee Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Thieme Medical Publishers. The overall rank of Journal of Knee Surgery is 4215. ISSN of this journal is/are 19382480, 15388506.

Impact Score: 2.21 h-Index: 68 SJR: 1.000 Overall Ranking: 4215


65. Asian Spine Journal


Asian Spine Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Korean Society of Spine Surgery. The overall rank of Asian Spine Journal is 4261. ISSN of this journal is/are 19767846, 19761902.

Impact Score: 2.65 h-Index: 40 SJR: 0.992 Overall Ranking: 4261


66. International Orthopaedics


International Orthopaedics is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of International Orthopaedics is 4292. ISSN of this journal is/are 14325195, 03412695.

Impact Score: 2.59 h-Index: 101 SJR: 0.988 Overall Ranking: 4292


67. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery


Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Gastroenterology (Q2). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery is 4425. ISSN of this journal is/are 1091255X, 18734626.

Impact Score: 2.63 h-Index: 139 SJR: 0.970 Overall Ranking: 4425


68. International Journal of Clinical Oncology


International Journal of Clinical Oncology is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Hematology (Q2); Oncology (Q2). It is published by Springer Japan. The overall rank of International Journal of Clinical Oncology is 4444. ISSN of this journal is/are 13419625, 14377772.

Impact Score: 3.34 h-Index: 70 SJR: 0.968 Overall Ranking: 4444


69. Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research


Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research is a journal covering the categories related to Oral Surgery (Q1); Orthodontics (Q1); Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research is 4469. ISSN of this journal is/are 16016335, 16016343.

Impact Score: 3.25 h-Index: 62 SJR: 0.965 Overall Ranking: 4469


70. Neurospine


Neurospine is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q2). It is published by Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society. The overall rank of Neurospine is 4513. ISSN of this journal is/are 25866583, 25866591.

Impact Score: 2.48 h-Index: 24 SJR: 0.958 Overall Ranking: 4513


71. European Spine Journal


European Spine Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of European Spine Journal is 4630. ISSN of this journal is/are 09406719, 14320932.

Impact Score: 2.55 h-Index: 155 SJR: 0.942 Overall Ranking: 4630


72. Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology


Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer-Verlag Italia Srl. The overall rank of Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology is 4643. ISSN of this journal is/are 15909921, 15909999.

Impact Score: 2.78 h-Index: 47 SJR: 0.941 Overall Ranking: 4643


73. Journal of Surgical Education


Journal of Surgical Education is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Surgical Education is 4696. ISSN of this journal is/are 19317204.

Impact Score: 3.15 h-Index: 66 SJR: 0.935 Overall Ranking: 4696


74. Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology


Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology is a journal covering the categories related to Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Korean Society of Otolaryngology. The overall rank of Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology is 4699. ISSN of this journal is/are 19768710, 20050720.

Impact Score: 2.39 h-Index: 34 SJR: 0.934 Overall Ranking: 4699


75. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders


Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders is a journal covering the categories related to Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders is 4729. ISSN of this journal is/are 2213333X, 22133348.

Impact Score: 2.31 h-Index: 39 SJR: 0.930 Overall Ranking: 4729


76. Burns and Trauma


Burns and Trauma is a journal covering the categories related to Biomedical Engineering (Q1); Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine (Q1); Dermatology (Q1); Emergency Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Immunology and Allergy (Q2). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Burns and Trauma is 4741. ISSN of this journal is/are 23213868, 23213876.

Impact Score: 4.67 h-Index: 29 SJR: 0.928 Overall Ranking: 4741


77. Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery


Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer Paris. The overall rank of Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery is 4766. ISSN of this journal is/are 12654906, 12489204.

Impact Score: 2.01 h-Index: 80 SJR: 0.925 Overall Ranking: 4766


78. JBJS Reviews


JBJS Reviews is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc.. The overall rank of JBJS Reviews is 4885. ISSN of this journal is/are 23299185.

Impact Score: 2.45 h-Index: 32 SJR: 0.913 Overall Ranking: 4885


79. Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery


Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Korean Orthopaedic Association. The overall rank of Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery is 4955. ISSN of this journal is/are 20054408, 2005291X.

Impact Score: 2.46 h-Index: 43 SJR: 0.904 Overall Ranking: 4955


80. Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences


Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Hepatology (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences is 4963. ISSN of this journal is/are 18686982, 18686974.

Impact Score: 3.28 h-Index: 71 SJR: 0.903 Overall Ranking: 4963


81. World Journal of Surgery


World Journal of Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of World Journal of Surgery is 4973. ISSN of this journal is/are 03642313, 14322323.

Impact Score: 2.16 h-Index: 163 SJR: 0.902 Overall Ranking: 4973


82. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Oral Surgery (Q1); Otorhinolaryngology (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by Churchill Livingstone. The overall rank of International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is 5117. ISSN of this journal is/are 09015027.

Impact Score: 2.50 h-Index: 110 SJR: 0.884 Overall Ranking: 5117


83. Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual


Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual is a journal covering the categories related to Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q2). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual is 5157. ISSN of this journal is/are 10929126, 18764665.

Impact Score: 2.07 h-Index: 45 SJR: 0.879 Overall Ranking: 5157


84. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume


Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume is 5212. ISSN of this journal is/are 20436289, 17531934.

Impact Score: 1.15 h-Index: 86 SJR: 0.874 Overall Ranking: 5212


85. Journal of Pediatric Surgery


Journal of Pediatric Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health (Q1); Surgery (Q1). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Pediatric Surgery is 5225. ISSN of this journal is/are 00223468, 15315037.

Impact Score: 2.26 h-Index: 137 SJR: 0.873 Overall Ranking: 5225


86. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America


Neurosurgery Clinics of North America is a journal covering the categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q2). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America is 5254. ISSN of this journal is/are 15581349, 10423680.

Impact Score: 2.81 h-Index: 70 SJR: 0.870 Overall Ranking: 5254


87. American Journal of Surgery


American Journal of Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of American Journal of Surgery is 5458. ISSN of this journal is/are 00029610, 18791883.

Impact Score: 2.19 h-Index: 163 SJR: 0.850 Overall Ranking: 5458


88. Musculoskeletal Surgery


Musculoskeletal Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q2). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Musculoskeletal Surgery is 5593. ISSN of this journal is/are 20355114, 20355106.

Impact Score: 2.73 h-Index: 39 SJR: 0.837 Overall Ranking: 5593


89. Journal of Surgical Oncology


Journal of Surgical Oncology is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q2); Oncology (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Liss Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Surgical Oncology is 5606. ISSN of this journal is/are 10969098, 00224790.

Impact Score: 2.24 h-Index: 120 SJR: 0.836 Overall Ranking: 5606


90. International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery


International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (Q1); Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Q1); Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Biomedical Engineering (Q2); Computer Science Applications (Q2); Health Informatics (Q2); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q2). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery is 5654. ISSN of this journal is/are 18616410, 18616429.

Impact Score: 3.37 h-Index: 61 SJR: 0.831 Overall Ranking: 5654


91. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery


Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Churchill Livingstone. The overall rank of Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery is 5698. ISSN of this journal is/are 17486815.

Impact Score: 1.49 h-Index: 105 SJR: 0.826 Overall Ranking: 5698


92. Clinics in Plastic Surgery


Clinics in Plastic Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of Clinics in Plastic Surgery is 5749. ISSN of this journal is/are 00941298, 15580504.

Impact Score: 2.34 h-Index: 71 SJR: 0.820 Overall Ranking: 5749


93. Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine


Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Mary Ann Liebert Inc.. The overall rank of Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine is 5772. ISSN of this journal is/are 26893622, 26893614.

Impact Score: 1.55 h-Index: 69 SJR: 0.818 Overall Ranking: 5772


94. Foot and Ankle Clinics


Foot and Ankle Clinics is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q2). It is published by W.B. Saunders Ltd. The overall rank of Foot and Ankle Clinics is 5808. ISSN of this journal is/are 15581934, 10837515.

Impact Score: 1.51 h-Index: 63 SJR: 0.815 Overall Ranking: 5808


95. Techniques in Coloproctology


Techniques in Coloproctology is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Gastroenterology (Q2). It is published by Springer-Verlag Italia Srl. The overall rank of Techniques in Coloproctology is 5813. ISSN of this journal is/are 1128045X, 11236337.

Impact Score: 1.99 h-Index: 60 SJR: 0.815 Overall Ranking: 5813


96. Digestive Surgery


Digestive Surgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Gastroenterology (Q2). It is published by S. Karger AG. The overall rank of Digestive Surgery is 5828. ISSN of this journal is/are 14219883, 02534886.

Impact Score: 2.72 h-Index: 75 SJR: 0.813 Overall Ranking: 5828


97. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics


Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics is a journal covering the categories related to Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health (Q1); Surgery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q2); Neurology (clinical) (Q2). It is published by American Association of Neurological Surgeons. The overall rank of Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics is 5844. ISSN of this journal is/are 19330707, 19330715.

Impact Score: 1.50 h-Index: 79 SJR: 0.812 Overall Ranking: 5844


98. Arthroplasty Today


Arthroplasty Today is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Arthroplasty Today is 5877. ISSN of this journal is/are 23523441.

Impact Score: 1.51 h-Index: 23 SJR: 0.808 Overall Ranking: 5877


99. Microsurgery


Microsurgery is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Liss Inc.. The overall rank of Microsurgery is 5883. ISSN of this journal is/are 10982752, 07381085.

Impact Score: 1.96 h-Index: 70 SJR: 0.808 Overall Ranking: 5883


100. Neurosurgical Review


Neurosurgical Review is a journal covering the categories related to Surgery (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q2); Neurology (clinical) (Q2). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Neurosurgical Review is 5884. ISSN of this journal is/are 03445607, 14372320.

Impact Score: 3.17 h-Index: 68 SJR: 0.808 Overall Ranking: 5884








Importance of Choosing Highy Ranked and Rated Journals


While writing a research paper or an academic thesis in the field of Surgery or any other field, it is extremely important to cite or reference the research paper from a top ranked journal because it shows the credibility and reliability of your work. Also, most of the reviewers evaluate and judge the standard of your research paper and thesis based on the referenced academic sources.


Summary


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.


List of Top 5, 10, 50, 100 Journals in Surgery


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.






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