Aims and scope

World Journal of Pediatric Surgery (WJPS) strives to become one of the most credible, authoritative resources publishing significant findings and cutting-edge results in pediatric surgery. WJPS publishes high-quality original research, reviews, case reports and perspectives related to all aspects of pediatric surgery.

The journal is particularly interested in interdisciplinary studies including, but not limited to, minimally invasive techniques, robotic surgery, molecular imaging, precision surgery, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, new materials and medical instruments.

Editorial Board

For information about the World Journal of Pediatric Surgery Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Qiang Shu and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.


World Journal of Pediatric Surgery  is published by BMJ on behalf of the Children’s Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine and Zhejiang University Press.

The mission of Zhejiang University Children’s Hospital is to provide the best quality care to children and families nationwide, to cultivate supportive learning environment for all staff members and to be responsive to the needs of society through innovative and advanced medical practices.

ZheJiang University Press is a leading comprehensive publishing firm. They are dedicated to publications in the field of scientific innovation, academic monographs and fine arts.

Journal information

Publication Model Open access
Frequency Continuous Publication
Launch date 2018
Digital Archive LOCKSS
Indexed by Google Scholar
Peer Review Model Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Online ISSN 2516-5410

Contact information

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For Authors

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