Shafa Orthopedic Journal

Published by: Kowsar

Journal Information

Full Journal Title

Shafa Orthopedic Journal




Iran University of Medical Sciences

Publishing Approval Minister's deputy office in press and publicity affairs of the ministry of culture and Islamic guidance according to certificate number 91/26995 on 03 Dec 2012 as the international quarterly medical journal.
Minister's deputy office of Ministry of Health and Medical Education according to certificate number 700/579 on 23 May 2011 as the international quarterly medical journal.
Scientific Research Approval

The Iranian committee of medical science journals of the ministry of health and medical education according to certificate number 100/278 on 14 June 2014 as scientific research medical journal.

Aim & Scope Shafa Orthopedic Journal (SOJ) welcomes all international contributions in the forms of original research articles, case reports, letters to the editor, review articles, opinions, current concepts, brief communications, and debate articles. The journal scope encompasses all aspects of operative and non-operative orthopedics including but not limited to, musculoskeletal trauma, orthopedic oncology, infections, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, surgery of the hand and upper extremity, spine, foot and ankle, adult reconstruction hip and knee surgery and congenital anomalies. The journal’s broad scope allows all interested scientists, surgeons, clinicians, faculty members, fellows, and residents to submit their original works to be considered for publication in SOJ. However, priority will be given to works which are likely to change current practices or methods, describe a novel practical or theoretical approach and add to SOJ readers' understanding of the new challenges.
Content Coverage The Shafa Orthopedic Journal (SOJ) is a quarterly peer-reviewed medical publication in the field of orthopedics. SOJ welcomes all kinds of manuscripts and other scientific communications including original manuscripts, meta-analyses, and reviews from all over the world. The wide scope of the journal allows scientists, clinicians, and academic members to publish their original works in this field.
Abbreviation Title

ISO: Shafa. Orthop. J. | JCR: SHAFA ORTHOP J




Print: 2345-296X | Electronic: 2383-4315



Journal Country/Territory IR Iran
Type of Publishing Article-Based Publishing (Continuous)


Article Processing Charge

Shafa Orthopedic Journal does not receive any APC from authors and all article types are free of charge.


Online: Open Access

Digital Archiving Policy

This journal deposits its articles in Portico to guarantee long-term digital preservation.

Indexing Sources

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Scientific Collaborators

Iran university of medical sciences
Bone and joint reconstruction research center
Cellular and molecular research center
Rehabilitation research center