Aims and scope

BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies is an open access journal that publishes original research on complex healthcare interventions. Intended to encourage higher standards of science and more rapid dissemination of new knowledge in the field, it provides a high-impact international platform for both early and later stage clinical studies as well as long-term assessment and surveillance studies that meet high standards of design and reporting. It actively promotes the adoption of an IDEAL-based model of an evaluation framework and encourages the submission of studies at progressive stages, with a focus on device-based surgical and invasive treatments.

Editorial board

For information about BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies Editors-in-Chief Art Sedrakyan and Peter McCulloch and their editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.


BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies is wholly owned by the BMJ Publishing Group.

Journal information

Publication Model Open access
Frequency Continuous
Online ISSN 2631-4940
Launch Date 2019
Digital Archive LOCKSS
Indexed by DOAJ
Peer Review Model Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author

Contact information

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