Basrah journal of surgery

( An Open Access Journal ) indexed in DOAJ 

 scientific, open access journal licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0) journal is published biannually by University of Basrah, College of Medicine, Iraq since 1995. The edittor utilizes iThenticate to check  plagiarism and to ensure the originality manuscripts submitted to this journal. A double-blind peer reviewing system is also used to assure the quality of publication.

Basrah Journal of Surgery publishes original articles, review papers and case reports in the field of medicine particulary surgery the author has to pay 75000 Iraqi Dinar fee for publishing an accepted manuscript. The journal is not financially supported by any governmental or non-governmental organization

Editorial Board

National Advisory Board



                     Prof. Ahmad M Al-Abbasi, FRCS  

                     Prof. Abdulla M Jawad, PhD

                     Prof. Hassan J Hasony, MPhil, PhD

                     Prof. Nadhim K Mahdi, PhD

      Dr. Hasan K Muhamed, FRCS

                     Assist. Prof. Tahir A Hawrami, DS, CABS

                     Assist. Prof. Farhad K Sulayvani, CABS

                     Assist. Prof. Shukrya  K  Khalaf, FRACGP


International Advisory Board





Dr. Majeed H Alwan, FRCS, New Zealand                 


Dr. Luay P Susan, MD, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


Prof. Stewart  L Weinstein, MD, USA, Former president AAOS


Dr. Cody Bünger, MD, USA, President SICOT


Dr. Scott  A Hoffinger, MD, Oakland, CA, USA


Dr. Sebastian Gitter, Dr. Med. Biberach, Germany


Dr. Alec Benjamin, FRCS, UK


Prof. W Al-Ma’ani, MD, Jordan


Prof. K Fathie, MD, FACS, USA


Prof. Hikmat Jamil, MD, PhD, USA


Prof. Wajdy L Haillo, MD, PhD, USA


Mr. David Gallaway, PhD, FRCS


Dr. Rick Wilkerson, MD, USA


Dr. Sabri Shukur, FDSRS, USA


Prof. Gary Selnow, USA


Dr. John Howe, USA


Dr. Karim A Shaikley, MD, USA


Dr. John Chalmers, FRCS, UK


Dr. J Frazer, MD, USA

Dr. M Zayer, MD, Sweden