Aims & Scope

Surgical Infections provides comprehensive and authoritative information on the biology, prevention, and management of post-operative infections. Original articles cover the latest advancements, new therapeutic management strategies, and translational research that is being applied to improve clinical outcomes and successfully treat post-operative infections.

Surgical Infections coverage includes:

  • Peritonitis and intra-abdominal infections
  • Surgical site infections
  • Pneumonia and other nosocomial infections
  • Cellular and humoral immunity
  • Biology of the host response
  • Organ dysfunction syndromes
  • Antibiotic use
  • Resistant and opportunistic pathogens
  • Epidemiology and prevention
  • The operating room environment
  • Diagnostic studies

Surgical Infections is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Donald E. Fry, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and MPA Healthcare Solutions, and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: General surgeons, surgical specialists, and infectious disease specialists, among others

Society Affiliations


The Official Journal of the Surgical Infection Society, Surgical Infection Society-Europe, Surgical Infection Society-Latin America, and the Chinese Society of Surgical Infection and Intensive Care


Indexed/Abstracted in:



PubMed Central;

Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine;

Science Citation Index Expanded;

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition;

EMBASE/Excerpta Medica;


CAB Abstracts;

Global Health;

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

Upcoming Events

Apr 22 - Apr 26, 2018