Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open

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The mission of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open is to disseminate high quality, peer reviewed research in plastic and reconstructive surgery to the widest possible global audience, through an open access platform. The Journal endeavors to advance patient safety, improve surgical and procedural outcomes, and elevate the science of plastic surgery worldwide.

When you publish in PRS Global Open, your paper gets noticed. You can expect thoughtful and constructive recommendations and advice from our editors and reviewers to assist you through the submission process.

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Review Speed:
13.7 days to first decision

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Publication Speed:
​41 days to online publication

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Competitive Article
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Page views:
>1.3 Million per year

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​Online Visitors:
>1 Million per year

Citations per article (Average 2021 Citations to 2019, 2020 papers) | Review Speed (Jan. '22- Jan. '23 avg) | Publication Speed (Jan. '22- Jan. '23 avg) | Page views and online visitors (total for 2022)


Before submitting a manuscript to PRS Global Open, please make sure each author has read the following instructions and guidelines carefully. Articles submitted according to our instructions and guidelines enter the review system quicker, increasing the speed to decision.



Ready to submit? Follow the link below to submit your manuscript through our online submission service. Just log in or register and follow the instructions. You can then view and track the status of your submission through the same site.



Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open is an open access, peer reviewed, international journal focusing on global plastic and reconstructive surgery. It serves the international plastic surgery community, including surgeons, care providers, and patients alike.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open publishes on all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery, including basic science/experimental studies pertinent to the field and clinical articles on such topics as: breast reconstruction, head and neck surgery, pediatric and craniofacial surgery, hand and microsurgery, wound healing, and cosmetic and aesthetic surgery. Clinical studies, experimental articles, ideas and innovations, and techniques and case reports are all welcome article types.



Learn more about the clinicians and researchers who keep our journal at the vanguard of plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery.


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