Focus and Scope

Journal of Surgery and Medicine (JOSAM) is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes manuscripts describing both clinical, experimental, and basic science research. The JOSAM aims to bring important work using any medical research to a wide international audience and therefore only publish papers with strong and valuable messages that advance our understanding of medicine. The research presented includes case studies. Both experimental and clinical studies are accepted, as are descriptive accounts, although these must offer insights into issues of general interest to medical doctors. The journal publishes in the field of original research, case report, reviews, and letters to the editor are published only in English.


The JOSAM is accepting manuscripts covering the subject areas of health sciences, including but not limited to the following fields: Anatomy, Anesthesiology, Basic Medical Sciences, Biochemistry, Cancer, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Chest Disease, Cellular Biology, Clinical Cancer Research, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Cardiovascular Research, Clinical Endocrinology, Clinical Pathology, Clinical Nutritional Research, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Genetics, Geriatrics, General Medicine, General Surgery, Gynecology, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Metabolic Disorders, Methods of Epidemiology and Other Preventive Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neonatology, Nursing Care, Nutrition and Metabolism, Nephrology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Pathophysiology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Public Health and Health Services, Pulmonology, Psychosomatic Diseases, Respiratory Diseases, Radiology, Radiobiology, Rehabilitation, Rheumatology, Stem Cell Research, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Toxicology, Urology, Etc.


Manuscripts must describe original data that has not been published previously nor submitted for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts that adhere to the submission guidelines and are deemed appropriate for the scope of the journal are sent to two reviewers who are specialists in the field. The reviewers’ comments are then considered by the members of the JOSAM Editors and Editorial Board members who discuss the suitability of each submission. The final decision for all submitted manuscripts concluded with the Editors.