SCI Journal

Impact Factor Database

Plastic Surgery

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 22925511, 22925503
Publisher: SAGE Publications
History: 2017-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Plastic Surgery

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The aim of the journal is to be a respected international publication while serving as the major venue for Canadian Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, and Aesthetic Surgery within Canada. It will consider for publication original reports of clinical and basic research relevant to plastic surgery, as well as editorials, review articles, case reports, and plastic surgery licensing examination sample questions and answers. Manuscripts on health systems, ethics, medical history, and political and financial issues affecting practice, as well as letters to the editor are also welcomed. The journal is pleased to accept manuscripts in both English and French. Manuscripts are received with the understanding that they are submitted solely to the Plastic Surgery, and that none of the material contained in the manuscript has been previously published or is under consideration for publication elsewhere, with the exception of abstracts.

Plastic Surgery

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Plastic Surgery

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 0.775
  • 2018 Impact Factor 0.682
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.630
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.587
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.655
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.677
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.402
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.236
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.200
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.085
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.027
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.