The Journal of Gastroenterology, which is the official publication of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, publishes Original Articles (Alimentary Tract/Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract), Review Articles, Letters to the Editors and other articles on all aspects of the field of gastroenterology. Significant contributions relating to basic research, theory, and practice are welcomed. These publications are designed to disseminate knowledge in this field to a worldwide audience, and accordingly, its editorial board has an international membership.

Peer review is conducted using Editorial Manager®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with the journal Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology.

Why publish with us

  • We are the official publication of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, publishing original articles, reviews, letters, and other articles on all aspects of the field of gastroenterology.
  • We work closely together with funders such as NIH, RUCK, Welcome Trust, and Telethon Compliance, and assist authors in complying with their funder’s policies.
  • We provide high levels of author satisfaction, with 91% of our published authors reporting that they would definitely or probably publish with us again.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Hiroshi Seno
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
  • Yoichi Hiasa
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

6.772 (2021)
Impact factor
6.903 (2021)
Five year impact factor
5 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
565,795 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1435-5922
Print ISSN
0944-1174
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  26. Reaxys
  27. SCImago
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  30. Semantic Scholar
  31. TD Net Discovery Service
  32. UGC-CARE List (India)
  33. Wanfang
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