Annals of Surgery

(ISSN: 0003-4932, 1528-1140)

Mission Statement

Annals of Surgery, the world's most highly referenced surgery journal, provides the international medical community with reports on significant contributions to the advancement of surgical science and practice. Surgeons look to Annals of Surgery first for innovations in practice and technique. Special editorial features, including "What's New in General Surgery" and "Advances in Surgical Technique," help keep readers up-to-the-minute on clinical issues.

Official publication of the American Surgical Association, European Surgical Association, Southern Surgical Association, New York Surgical Society, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery

Contact Information

Publisher: Jim Mulligan,
Proof Manager: Dawn Shaw

Subscription and Reprint Information

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Editorial Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Layton F. Rikkers, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Associate Editor: Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
Managing Editor: Pamela M. Nevar, MS, RD

Journal Information