Aims and Scope
Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology is the official journal of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists & Oncologists (IASGO). IASGO has been at the forefront of globalization of medical knowledge for more than 3 decades. IASGO has established a program aimed at globalization of medical knowledge and expertise through a well-structured and precisely organized system of continued medical education. The main characteristics of this program have always been the multi-disciplinary structure and multi-national reach, aiming to update the members in the newest developments in the fields of Surgery, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Endoscopy, and Interventional Radiology.

The scope of Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology is to promote and facilitate at a global scale the interactions (communication and collaborations) between medical professionals specialized in these disciplines and basic scientists. IASGO leadership is fully committed to have an Journal that is highly respected as a scientific forum for all members working in the areas of surgery, gastroenterology and oncology. We aim to transform Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology in a indispensable and highly valued scientific platform for heathcare professionals, with wide international visibility.
Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology is an open access journal, published in English bimonthly (6 issues per year). Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology provides a comprehensive and prompt peer-review process, and a rapid publication policy. Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology is indexed in SCOPUS, SCImago, CrossRef (DOI: 10.21614/sgo) and in Google Scholar.

SGO accepts submissions from IASGO members and non-members for publication in the following formats: Original Paper, Review Article, How I Do It, Surgical Technique, Editorial, Letter to the Editor, Video Article, and Case Report.

To facilitate the editorial process, the submission and peer-review process are done online, through the journal’s website (