Turkish Journal of Surgery (Turk J Surg) is the official, peer-reviewed, open-access publication of the Turkish Surgical Society and Turkish surgical community. The journal, which targets general surgeons and the associated sub -specialties, has been published since 1991 and is one of the longest periodical publications in the field of general surgery. It is publi shed quarterly in March, June, September, and December, and its publication language is English.

Each issue features original clinical or laboratory studies and clinical reports. Peer -reviewed articles cover topics in gastrointestinal, colorectal, hepatopancreatobiliary, breast, endocrine, vascular, oncology, transplantation, and trauma surgery.

The Turkish Journal of Surgery is currently abstracted/indexed by

  • Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • PubMed Central
  • EMBASE
  • Scopus
  • TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index

Journal Metrics

  2018 2019
Scopus Citescore
(3 year Impact Factor)
0.55 1.0
SCImago Journal Rank 0.245 0.250
CiteScore Category Rank
(Surgery)
#275/399
(Q3)
#273/420
(Q3)
Endnote Style

Open Access