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Open Access Pathology Journals

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

Pathology is study and diagnosis of disease

All articles published in Open Access journals have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

This list of Pathology OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Pathology manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Pathology journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.We've made this extensive list of open access Pathology journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Pathology 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 Pathology journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Pathology OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Pathology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Case reports in pathology2090-679XHindawi Limited623191997.4Website
Malaria Journal1475-2875Springer Nature749017899297.1Website
Trials1745-6215Springer Nature2402506496.2Website
Clinical sarcoma research2045-3329Springer Nature198377696Website
BMC Public Health1471-2458Springer Nature2019847928195.2Website
Health Research Policy and Systems1478-4505Springer Nature12782337794.6Website
International Breastfeeding Journal1746-4358Springer Nature6651236894.4Website
Journal of Obesity2090-0708Hindawi Limited7772050494.3Website
PLOS Clinical Trials1555-5887Public Library of Science69282794.2
Malaria Research and Treatment2044-4362Hindawi Publishing Corporation (Sage-Hindawi Access to Research)135144694.1
Implementation Science1748-5908Springer Nature206411039993.8Website
Journal of Cytology0970-9371Medknow Publications1008485893.6Website
Pathology Research International2042-003XHindawi Limited248411893.5
Global Health Research and Policy2397-0642Springer Nature258248393.4Website
Alzheimer's Research & Therapy1758-9193Springer Nature12463539893.4Website
BMC Medical Ethics1472-6939Springer Nature11621843493Website
BMC Health Services Research1472-6963Springer Nature1163921675892.9Website
Journal of Osteoporosis2042-0064Hindawi Limited199312692.5Website
CytoJournal1742-6413Scientific Scholar527522692.2Website
NPJ Parkinson's disease2373-8057Springer Nature241108592.1Website
International Journal of Public Health1661-8556Frontiers Media SA19893453392.1Website
Korean Journal of Pathology1738-1843The Korean Society of Pathologists and The Korean Society for Cytopathology758393192
Tuberculosis Research and Treatment2090-150XHindawi Limited186182091.9Website
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice1940-0632Springer Nature761676191.9Website
Diagnostic Pathology1746-1596Springer Nature23643079991.7Website
Athletic training education journal1947-380XJournal of Athletic Training/NATA582215991.6
Case reports in rheumatology2090-6897Hindawi Limited458133591.5Website
Translational neurodegeneration2047-9158Springer Nature364964091.5Website
Rare Tumors2036-3605SAGE612354491.5Website
Israel Journal of Health Policy Research2045-4015Springer Nature686427991.4Website
Lung cancer1179-2728Dove Medical Press158118091.1Website
Translational lung cancer research2218-6751AME Publishing Company18041489790.9
Journal of obesity & metabolic syndrome2508-6235Korean Society for the Study of Obesity256139690.6Website
Nutrition Journal1475-2891Springer Nature16836465590.6Website
BMC Nutrition2055-0928Springer Nature560344990.2Website
Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders extra1664-5464S. Karger AG526965690.1Website
Human Resources for Health1478-4491Springer Nature12353213189.7Website
Parkinson's Disease2042-00807961224889.7Website
Infectious Diseases of Poverty2049-9957Springer Nature10631750389.2Website
Population Health Metrics1478-7954Springer Nature5311813789.1Website
Nutrition & Diabetes2044-4052Springer Nature5051096389.1Website
International Journal for Equity in Health1475-9276Springer Nature21294245288.8Website
The Journal of Chiropractic Education1042-5055Brighthall435156288.7Website
Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases2405-5794Elsevier332133888.6Website
Case reports in oncological medicine2090-6706Hindawi Limited801288488.4Website
Injury Epidemiology2197-1714Springer Nature390318488.2Website
International Journal of Rheumatology1687-9260Hindawi Limited271555787.5Website
Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention and Policy1747-597XSpringer Nature8081356587.3Website
International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease2090-0252Hindawi Limited4071147787Website
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition1550-2783Springer Nature10621910686.9Website
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation1478-7547Springer Nature539967686.5Website
Lupus science & medicine2053-8790BMJ1949472886.4Website
Harm Reduction Journal1477-7517Springer Nature9741792886Website
Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease1759-720XSAGE599883086Website
Sarcoma1357-714XHindawi Limited7841319685.8Website
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hematopathology1346-4280Japanese Society for Lymphoreticular Tissue Research497458585.7
Health Economics Review2191-1991Springer Nature459487485.6Website
Systematic Reviews2046-4053Springer Nature23724855984.9Website
RMD Open2056-5933BMJ9601259784.8Website
Rheumatology and therapy2198-6576Springer Nature472373184.7Website
Chiropractic & Manual Therapies2045-709XSpringer Nature808939284.2Website
Bone Marrow Research2090-3006Hindawi Limited81144984
Globalization and Health1744-8603Springer Nature11222671884Website
Acta neuropathologica communications2051-5960Springer Nature14873439083.9Website
Journal of pathology and translational medicine2383-7837The Korean Society of Pathologists and The Korean Society for Cytopathology799395683.9Website
Türk Patoloji Dergisi1018-5615Federation of Turkish Pathology Societies716170383.9Website
Journal of Vector Borne Diseases0972-9062Medknow Publications10321005383.8Website
BMC International Health and Human Rights1472-698XSpringer Nature5311312183.6Website
Molecular Neurodegeneration1750-1326Springer Nature11675086683.5Website
Journal of Ginseng Research1226-8453Elsevier20292114783.4Website
BMJ Open2044-6055BMJ2814330816383.3Website
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions2352-8737Wiley648935983.3Website
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders1471-2474Springer Nature771513332083.2Website
Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology1590-9921Springer Nature10041107183.1Website
Journal of Comorbidity2235-042XSAGE151194982.8Website
Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease2414-6366894495282.8Website
BMC Nursing1472-6955Springer Nature11661318182.8Website
Inflammatory intestinal diseases2296-9365S. Karger AG165155582.4Website
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring2352-8729Wiley7491031782.2Website
Contemporary clinical trials communications2451-8654Elsevier955412282Website
BMJ Open Gastroenterology2054-4774BMJ453353881.9Website
World Journal of Oncology1920-4531Elmer Press, Inc.494330481.6
Case Reports in Dermatology1662-6567S. Karger AG782393381.6Website
Conflict and Health1752-1505Springer Nature600871581.5Website
Tropical diseases, travel medicine and vaccines2055-0936Springer Nature171119981.3Website
BMC rheumatology2520-1026Springer Nature268135681Website
Archives of public health0778-7367Springer Nature16361109680.9Website
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity1479-5868Springer Nature217412225380.4Website
Annals of Intensive Care2110-5820Springer Nature12212712680.3Website
Infectious Disease Modelling2468-0427Elsevier311475380.1Website
Case reports in dermatological medicine2090-6463Hindawi Limited34090580Website
Vaccines2076-393XMDPI AG31431699879.9Website
BMC Infectious Diseases1471-2334Springer Nature1118720062579.9Website
Advances in rheumatology2523-3106Springer Nature257111079.8Website
Case reports in hematology2090-6579Hindawi Limited843232479.8Website
Health Technology Assessment1366-5278National Institute for Health Research168712194979.8Website
Case Reports in Oncology1662-6575S. Karger AG1933786079.6Website
Journal of Cytology and Histology2157-7099OMICS Publishing Group78189079.6
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine0003-9985Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine1501128061779.2
Journal of Movement Disorders2005-940XThe Korean Movement Disorder Society393305879.1
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
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