ANZ Journal of Surgery

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ANZ Journal of SurgeryThe ANZ Journal of Surgery is the leading publication for surgical research in Australia and New Zealand. The Journal is published by Wiley-Blackwell 10 times a year, with an extra supplement in the May that carries all the abstracts of research papers delivered at the College's Annual Scientific Congress. 

How to access the content

Fellows and Trainees of the College can view the full text of articles via the College's online library (please log in first).

Members of the public may view article abstracts on the journal website (a free content section is available). 

Archive and features

The ANZ Journal of Surgery website has full-text archives back to the Volume 1 issue 1, from June 1931. Content can also be sorted by specialty interest and themes.

Among its many features, there are links to the most downloaded articles, the most cited articles and key articles from the archives.

The website also offers the full text of Anatomical Abstracts by Howard Eddey, FRACS, videos on surgical knot tying and suturing and links to selected Cochrane's Collaboration evidence-based reviews of interest to surgeons.


The Editor-in-Chief of the journal is Professor John Harris, AM, FRACS.

View Wiley-Blackwell contact details as well as the Editorial Board.