Open Access Medicine Journals

A list of Open Access Medicine journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Medicine is field of study for diagnosing, treating and preventing disease

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

Our team made this list of Medicine Open Access journals with the aim to help you to decide where to publish your Medicine manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Medicine journals in our list.Rather than displaying just the most relevant Medicine journals, we have made an in-depth list of all the open accesss Medicine journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Medicine venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Medicine journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Medicine OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Medicine Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Morbidity and mortality weekly report1057-5987Centers for Disease Control MMWR Office364614100
The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal1117-1936Medknow Publications11745333100Website
Depression Research and Treatment2090-1321Hindawi Limited2764168100Website
Pathology Research International2042-003XHindawi Limited2484118100
Journal of Obesity2090-0708Hindawi Limited7772050499.9Website
BMJ open diabetes research & care2052-4897BMJ11661154999.8Website
Nutrition & Diabetes2044-4052Springer Nature5051096399.8Website
Diabetes Therapy1869-6961Springer Nature13151287099.8Website
International Journal of Hypertension2090-0384Hindawi Limited638909999.7Website
Trials1745-6215Springer Nature2402506499.7Website
International Journal of Inflammation2042-0099Hindawi Limited266704299.6Website
Journal of Thyroid Research2042-0072Hindawi Limited266502899.6Website
International Journal of Vascular Medicine2090-2824Hindawi Limited253375799.6Website
Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute1110-0362Springer Nature718444199.6Website
Pilot and Feasibility Studies2055-5784Springer Nature1120638099.6Website
Infectious Diseases and Therapy2193-6382Springer Nature674700399.6Website
OncoImmunology2162-4011Taylor & Francis34747783799.6
BMC Nephrology1471-2369Springer Nature38174673399.6Website
Systematic Reviews2046-4053Springer Nature23724855999.5Website
Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome1758-5996Springer Nature15502055499.5Website
Lupus science & medicine2053-8790BMJ1949472899.5Website
Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer2051-1426BMJ55785196699.5Website
Nature and Science of Sleep1179-1608Dove Medical Press738736899.5Website
BMJ Open Respiratory Research2052-4439BMJ782591599.5Website
BMC Pulmonary Medicine1471-2466Springer Nature27503952099.5Website
Journal of Neuroinflammation1742-2094Springer Nature349113441199.5Website
International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease1178-7058Dove Medical Press436508699.5Website
BMC Palliative Care1472-684XSpringer Nature12831790899.5Website
Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention and Policy1747-597XSpringer Nature8081356599.5Website
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth1471-2393Springer Nature58569993699.5Website
BMJ Open2044-6055BMJ2814330816399.4Website
Ppar Research1687-4757Hindawi Limited6501565099.4Website
Molecular and Clinical Oncology2049-9450Spandidos Publications25471471499.4
World Journal of Clinical Cases2307-8960Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Clinical Cases)42721287999.4
Cancer Research and Treatment1598-2998Korean Cancer Association18122427299.4
Health Technology Assessment1366-5278National Institute for Health Research168712194999.4Website
Case Reports in Gastroenterology1662-0631S. Karger AG1491713599.4Website
BMC Geriatrics1471-2318Springer Nature44167031899.4Website
Journal of Pregnancy2090-2727Hindawi Limited360637499.4Website
Journal of Diabetes Investigation2040-1116Wiley22002486199.4Website
Iranian Journal of Allergy Asthma and Immunology1735-1502Knowledge E1067600699.4Website
Autism Research and Treatment2090-1933Hindawi Limited139324999.3Website
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes1477-7525Springer Nature330711352499.3Website
Thoracic Cancer1759-7706Wiley27151494299.3Website
American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports2451-9936Elsevier1658371899.3Website
Annals of palliative medicine2224-5820AME Publishing Company2762651599.3
Ophthalmology and therapy2193-8245Springer Nature542359499.3Website
Patient Related Outcome Measures1179-271XDove Medical Press291340199.3Website
Clinical and translational gastroenterology2155-384XAmerican College of Gastroenterology8711201399.3Website
Chinese clinical oncology2304-3865AME Publishing Company2916453199.3
EJNMMI research2191-219XSpringer Nature11051445799.3Website
International journal of breast cancer2090-3189Hindawi Limited275443799.3Website
ERJ Open Research2312-0541European Respiratory Society1990828799.3Website
International Journal of Bipolar Disorders2194-7511Springer Nature294398799.3Website
Israel Journal of Health Policy Research2045-4015Springer Nature686427999.3Website
BMC Public Health1471-2458Springer Nature2019847928199.3Website
BMC Cancer1471-2407Springer Nature1418332279899.3Website
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research1749-799XSpringer Nature35953316299.3Website
Renal Failure0886-022XTaylor & Francis50595242399.3Website
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice1940-0632Springer Nature761676199.3Website
Gastroenterology Research and Practice1687-6121Hindawi Limited21992624299.3Website
OncoTargets and Therapy1178-6930Dove Medical Press62766932399.3Website
Radiation Oncology1748-717XSpringer Nature31406038799.2Website
Journal of Blood Medicine1179-2736Dove Medical Press523444299.2Website
Esc Heart Failure2055-5822Wiley21031269099.2Website
Cancer management and research1179-1322Dove Medical Press45693333799.2Website
BMC Emergency Medicine1471-227XSpringer Nature919940399.2Website
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders1471-2261Springer Nature36343934299.2Website
International Journal of Surgical Oncology2090-1402Hindawi Limited240338699.2Website
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report0149-2195Centers for Disease Control MMWR Office436020430399.2Website
World Journal of Surgical Oncology1477-7819Springer Nature42105608899.2Website
International Breastfeeding Journal1746-4358Springer Nature6651236899.2Website
Nutrition Journal1475-2891Springer Nature16836465599.2Website
Cardiovascular Diabetology1475-2840Springer Nature23586589299.2Website
Annals of Intensive Care2110-5820Springer Nature12212712699.2Website
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease1176-9106Dove Medical Press33585021999.2Website
BMC Psychiatry1471-244XSpringer Nature570213114899.1Website
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research1757-1146Springer Nature14131350099.1Website
Case Reports in Oncology1662-6575S. Karger AG1933786099.1Website
Oncology Letters1792-1074Spandidos Publications1342410983499.1
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders1471-2474Springer Nature771513332099.1Website
British Journal of Psychiatry Open2056-4724Royal College of Psychiatrists2113660599.1Website
Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine1178-7066Dove Medical Press537378799.1Website
Endocrine connections2049-3614Bioscientifica13841083499.1Website
Blood Cancer Journal2044-5385Springer Nature13282467599.1Website
Journal of Inflammation1476-9255Springer Nature7542069799.1Website
Aids Research and Therapy1742-6405Springer Nature7551143199.1Website
BMC Anesthesiology1471-2253Springer Nature21541824999.1Website
Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery1341-1098Editorial Committee of Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery23371836199.1Website
BMC Gastroenterology1471-230XSpringer Nature34706052299.1Website
Vascular Health and Risk Management1176-6344Dove Medical Press14653228999.1Website
World Journal of Radiology1949-8470Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Radiology)6951103199.1
International Journal of Mental Health Systems1752-4458Springer Nature7781320899.1Website
Stroke Research and Treatment2042-0056Hindawi Publishing Corporation (Sage-Hindawi Access to Research)349636699.1Website
BMC Pediatrics1471-2431Springer Nature44817089299.1Website
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health1753-2000Springer Nature7441626199.1Website
BMC Health Services Research1472-6963Springer Nature1163921675899.1Website
International Journal of Nephrology2090-214XHindawi Limited532646999.1Website
BMC Neurology1471-2377Springer Nature37616482199.1Website
World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery1948-9366Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery)815929699
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access aims to provide immediate and unrestricted access to research articles while along you to also share it freely
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
If a journal has a relevance of “100”, that means that the journal is fully related to the concept it is listed under. If, on the other hand, a journal has a relevance of “0”, that means that the journal doesn’t have any relation to the topic it is listed under. So Nutrition might have a low relevance when included in Open Computer Science Journals
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from a journal have been referenced in other works. We get this data from OpenAlex.
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Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access