Open Access Radiology Journals

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

Radiology is specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases seen within the body

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

Hopefully this list of Radiology Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Radiology manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Radiology journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Radiology journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Radiology journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Radiology 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 Radiology journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Radiology OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Radiology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International Journal of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma2656-9035Universitas Sumatera Utara502598
Critical Ultrasound Journal2036-3176Springer Nature358397695.8Website
Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy2081-2841841458494.2Website
Radiation Oncology1748-717XSpringer Nature31406038794Website
Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology2405-6316Elsevier366171192.6Website
European Journal of Hybrid Imaging2510-3636Springer Nature13046592.3Website
CVIR Endovascular2520-8934Springer Nature30659391.8Website
World Journal of Radiology1949-8470Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Radiology)6951103191.7
Radiology Case Reports1930-0433Elsevier3780613691.2Website
Cancer Imaging1470-7330Springer Nature14041907991Website
Acta radiologica open2058-4601SAGE1207690.8Website
Journal of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery2234-8565Korean Society of Cerebrovascular Surgeons/Korean Society of Endovascular Surgery452194690.5
Insights Into Imaging1869-4101Springer Nature13791965190.3Website
The Ultrasound Journal2524-8987Springer Nature16577590.3Website
Case reports in radiology2090-6870Hindawi Limited475159489.9Website
Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences1347-3182Japanese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine8991110989.8
Open Journal of Radiology2164-3032Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.31340089.8
Medical ultrasonography1844-4172SRUMB - Romanian Society for Ultrasonography in Medicine and Biology1144682789.8
Journal of Radiotherapy2314-8349Hindawi Limited194889.5
Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine0378-603XSpringer Nature85478889.2Website
Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology2514-8281Ubiquity Press, Ltd.1333221689.2Website
European Radiology Experimental2509-9280Springer Nature281251889Website
European Journal of Radiology Open2352-0477Elsevier421217888.4Website
Ultrasonography2288-5919Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine1125475788.3Website
EJVES Short Reports2405-6553Elsevier18843687.8Website
Radiology Research and Practice2090-195XHindawi Limited212169787.7Website
Iranian Journal of Radiology1735-1065Kowsar Medical Institute1376289887.2
International journal of diagnostic imaging2331-5857Sciedu Press10710086.9
International journal of particle therapy2331-5180International Journal of Particle Therapy306141886.3Website
Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology2405-6308Elsevier501380686.2Website
Research and reports in nuclear medicine2230-228XDove Medical Press143085.7
Annals of nasopharynx cancer2616-4191AME Publishing Company42785.7
Acta radiologica short reports2047-9816SAGE335168485.1Website
BJR case reports2055-7159British Institute of Radiology27610384.8Website
Egyptian Journal of Neurosurgery1687-59821636984.7Website
Journal of Radiology Case Reports1943-0922EduRad773352284.6Website
BMC Medical Imaging1471-2342Springer Nature10661272584.5Website
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology1738-2637The Korean Society of Radiology9117383283.8Website
International journal of abdominal wall and hernia surgery2589-807810411583.7Website
Journal of radiology research and practice2378-8720IBIMA Publishing6983.3
Interventional radiology2432-09351243783.1
Advanced in computed tomography2169-2483Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.657283.1
Advances in radiation oncology2452-1094Elsevier969502183.1Website
Tomography2379-1381MDPI AG448262783
Surgical Case Reports2198-7793Springer Nature1687307382.5Website
Radiation oncology journal2234-1900Korean Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology559384982.3
Molecular Imaging and Radionuclide Therapy2146-1414Galenos Yayinevi365128082.2
Knee surgery & related research2234-0726Springer Nature13339882Website
Case reports in vascular medicine2090-6994Hindawi Limited30963681.9Website
Cancers of the Head & Neck2059-7347Springer Nature5559181.8Website
Imaging Science in Dentistry2233-7822Korean Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology913463581.4Website
Technical Innovations & Patient Support in Radiation Oncology2405-6324Elsevier16546580.6Website
Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System1470-3203SAGE12181647280.5Website
EJNMMI Physics2197-7364Springer Nature571418780Website
NMC case report journal2188-4226Japan Neurosurgical Society37249979.8
Egyptian Spine Journal2314-89502475379.8Website
Journal of minimally invasive spine surgery and technique (Online)2508-2043Korean Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Research Society1286479.7
Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery2163-0569Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.30518679.7
Journal of research in orthopedic science2676-7031Negah Scientific Publisher73879.5
Jurnal Imejing Diagnostik2356-301XPoltekkes Kemenkes Semarang131679.4
Case Reports in Surgery2090-6919Hindawi Limited1407357779.4Website
Journal of clinical interventional radiology isvir2456-4869Georg Thieme Verlag KG28213579.1Website
Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow1226-9344Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society93691379.1
World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy1948-5190Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy)10491255479.1
JSES international2666-6383Elsevier48565379Website
International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology2168-5436Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.29069179
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance1097-6647Springer Nature66886944379Website
Video journal of sports medicine2635-0254SAGE1081078.7Website
Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology1590-9921Springer Nature10041107178.6Website
Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports2193-6358Georg Thieme Verlag KG330127478.5
Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury1749-7221Georg Thieme Verlag KG212189478.3Website
The Arab journal of interventional radiology2542-7075Georg Thieme Verlag KG2544378.3Website
BJR|open2513-9878British Institute of Radiology16624478.3Website
Arthroplasty2524-7948Springer Nature12911378.3Website
Arthroscopy techniques2212-6287Elsevier23981466478.3Website
Case reports in orthopedics2090-6757Hindawi Limited1322324278.1Website
Journal of orthopaedic case reports2250-0685Indian Orthopaedic Research Group1446119678Website
Open Journal of Medical Imaging2164-2796Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.20840577.9
Journal of surgical case reports2042-8812Oxford University Press139050377.8Website
Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery2395-1354IP Innovative Publication Pvt Ltd4945477.7
Pakistan journal of neurological surgery1995-8811Pakistan Society of Neurosurgeons219777.6
Journal of Ultrasonography2084-8404Medical Communications Sp. z.o.o.614196377.4Website
The International Journal of Spine Surgery2211-4599International Journal of Spine Surgery882428477.2
Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques2468-4287Elsevier1107136376.7Website
Polish Journal of Radiology1733-134X1790540476.5
Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery2005-291XThe Korean Orthopaedic Association9831132376.5Website
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy1026-714X400331876
International journal of radiology and diagnostic imaging2664-4436Comprehensive Publications288776
Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery2223-4306AME Publishing Company18831069276
Pediatric Rheumatology1546-0096Springer Nature32041438675.9Website
Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery2214-7519Elsevier1609133775.7Website
Journal of shoulder and elbow arthroplasty2471-5492SAGE10616875.5Website
Reports in medical imaging1179-1586Dove Medical Press9438475.5Website
Asian Spine Journal1976-1902Asian Spine Journal (ASJ)14671128175.5Website
Cardiovascular Ultrasound1476-7120Springer Nature8471508075.4Website
Annals of Vascular Diseases1881-641XThe Editorial Committee of Annals of Vascular Diseases1169453175
Frontiers in radiology2673-8740Frontiers Media SA40575Website
Advances in Radiology (Online)2314-7792Hindawi Limited812975
Arthroplasty today2352-3441Elsevier979344774.8Website
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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?
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.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
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What is an APC?
The Article Processing Charge (APC) is the fee that publishers of some open access journals charge in order to publish articles.
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Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.