Indian Journal of Orthopaedics
The Indian Journal of Orthopaedics (ISSN 0019-5413) journal is official
peer-reviewed, open access publication of the Indian Orthopaedic
Association (IOA) and is published on Bimonthly basis. IJO is published in first week of
January, March, May, July, September & November.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science
as reported in the 2015 Journal Citation Reports®
(Thomson Reuters, 2016): 0.64
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The journal, first published on June 1, 1967, now reaches to over 9000
members of IOA, making it amongst the most read surgical speciality
journals in India and South-East Asia.
Indian Journal of Orthopaedics welcomes articles that contribute to
Orthopaedic knowledge from all sources in all countries.
Indian Orthopaedic Association celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2005.
During its 50 years of illustrious journey IOA has carved a niche for
itself. It is the apex Orthopaedic body in India having more than 9000
members from India and has international members as well. One of the
core activities to achieve this objective is the Indian Journal of
Orthopaedics which is the official publication of IOA.
The objective of the Association is advance the Science and Art of
orthopaedic Surgery in the country.