Journal updates

  • Surgical Care in Ukraine

    World Journal of Surgery welcomes articles, including commentaries, that address surgical care during the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

    Flag_of_Ukraine
  • ERAS Guidelines

    Recent Guideline papers from World Journal of Surgery partner society ERAS - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery.

    ERAS-Logo 2 smol
  • WJS Impact Factor released 3.282

    Clarivate released their 2021 Impact Factors in June 2022, and assigned a 2 year Impact Factor of 3.282 to World Journal of Surgery, the second year in a row with an Impact Factor of 3+. 

    WJS Impact Factor 2021
  • WJS Presents: We Asked The Experts

    World Journal of Surgery announces a new regular feature: ‘We Asked The Experts’. This article series will be composed of succinct reviews of specific interesting topics or questions in surgery/medicine. WJS will highlight common clinical dilemmas, innovations in the delivery of clinical care, controversial issues, or cutting-edge developments in education, quality, safety, policy, global surgery, or other nonclinical areas relevant to practicing surgeons.


    We Asked The Experts articles require a presubmission inquiry and approval. Contact the Editorial Office with your proposed topic:  worldjsurg@ohsu.edu

  • Inspirational Women in Surgery Around the Globe: A WJS Tribute

    We are embarking on a special series acknowledging the extraordinary accomplishments of surgeons who are women, in clinical practice, education, advocacy, and research.

  • Sex and Gender Equity in Research

    Reference material suggested for World Journal of Surgery authors with questions on the reporting of sex or gender variables in their research.

  • Follow WJS on Twitter!

    Keep up with the latest articles published in World Journal of Surgery by following our Twitter pageNew Content Item

Working on a manuscript?

Avoid the most common mistakes and prepare your manuscript for journal editors.

Learn more