Published bimonthly, the World Journal of Pediatrics offers peer-reviewed original papers, reviews and special reports focusing on clinical practice and research in pediatrics. The journal presents contributions on new developments in all areas of the discipline from pediatricians worldwide. Coverage includes the most current progress in pediatrics, pediatric surgery, preventive health care in pediatrics, pharmacology, stomatology and biomedicine. The journal also covers basic sciences and experimental work, and provides a broad academic platform for the international exchange of medical results.

  • Offers peer-reviewed original papers, reviews and special reports focusing on clinical practice and research in pediatrics
  • Presents contributions on new developments in all areas of the discipline from pediatricians worldwide
  • Includes the most current progress in pediatrics, pediatric surgery, preventive health care in pediatrics, pharmacology, stomatology and biomedicine
  • Covers basic sciences and experimental work, and provides a broad academic platform for the international exchange of medical results

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Zheng-Yan Zhao
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

1.169 (2018)
Impact factor
1.260 (2018)
Five year impact factor
26 days
Submission to first decision
142 days
Submission to acceptance
41,641 (2018)
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Electronic ISSN
1867-0687
Print ISSN
1708-8569
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