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2017 Impact Factor

We are delighted to share with our readers an increased Journal Impact Factor of 1.704, ranking the journal at 18/ 41 in the Otorhinolaryngology category!

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Dr Hadi Seikaly, University of Alberta, Canada

Dr Douglas Chepeha, University of Toronto, Canada

Aims and scope

Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing on all aspects and sub-specialties of otolaryngology-head & neck surgery, including pediatric and geriatric otolaryngology, rhinology & anterior skull base surgery, otology/neurotology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, head & neck oncology, and maxillofacial rehabilitation, as well as a broad range of related topics.

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Archival content

Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery moved to the BioMed Central platform in 2013. Articles published prior to this can be accessed by contacting the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery.

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Editors' profiles

Dr Hadi Seikaly, Editor-in-Chief

Dr Seikaly is a Professor of the Departments of Surgery and Oncology. He is the Divisional Director and Edmonton Zone Sections Head of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services. Dr Seikaly is the Director of Head and Neck Surgery Functional Assessment Laboratory (HNSFAL) at the Institute of Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine and is the director of the Head and Neck Research Network. He has been a PI or collaborator on numerous research grants receiving funding from various agencies, including CIHR and Terry Fox Foundation. He has published over 150 peer reviewed papers and book chapters. Dr Seikaly has a large practice dedicated to head, neck, and skull base oncology and reconstruction. His research interests include functional surgical and reconstructive outcomes, microvascular head and neck reconstruction, submandibular gland transfer medical modeling and digital surgical planning as it applies to the head and neck region.

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Dr Douglas Chepeha, Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Chepeha is a staff physician at the University Health Network and a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Toronto; he is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan. He currently serves on a number of administrative committees locally and internationally, such as the American Head and Neck Society Head and Neck Reconstruction Committee and the NRG Oncology Head and Neck Cancer General Committee and Surgical Subcommittee. Dr. Chepeha’s research interests relate to clinical and translational questions in head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstructive surgery, with a particular focus on clinical trials, epidemiology, and multidisciplinary, prospective clinical research. He is extensively published with over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals.


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