The American Journal of Surgery is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier on behalf of 6 major surgical societies:

  • The Southwestern Surgical Congress
  • The North Pacific Surgical Association
  • The Association for Surgical Education
  • The Association of Women Surgeons
  • Midwest Surgical Association
  • The Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS)[1]

The journal publishes articles describing original research on abdominal, cancer, vascular, head and neck, breast, and colorectal surgeries.

According to Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 2.403. The journal's editor in chief is Kirby I. Bland of the University of Alabama.[2]


  1. ^ "The American Journal of Surgery". Elsevier. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Kirby I. Bland". University of Alabama. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 

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