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Editorial Board

Prof Thomas Stamm, (Managing Editor-in-Chief), University of Münster, Germany

Deputy Editor
Prof Dirk Wiechmann, Hannover Medical School, Germany

Editorial Advisor
Dr Murat Cehreli, CosmORAL Oral and Dental Health Polyclinics, Turkey
Dr Zafer C Cehreli, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Prof Dieter Dirksen, University of Münster, Germany
Dr Jörg Neunzehn, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

Section Editors
Prof Katrin Bekes, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Dr Francesco Bennardo, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
Prof Till Dammaschke, University of Münster, Germany
Prof Johannes Kleinheinz, University of Münster, Germany
Dr Manuel Lagravere, University of Alberta, Canada
Prof Gabriel Landini, University of Birmingham, UK
Dr Francesco Lassandro, Monaldi Hospital, Italy
Prof Carsten Lippold, Münster University Hospital, Germany
Dr. Antonella Loperfido, San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Italy
Dr Stephan Möhlhenrich, Private University Witten/Herdecke GmbH, Witten, Germany
Dr. Jonas Quirin Schmid, University Hospital Münster, Germany
Prof Alexandre Quevedo, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Language Editor
Prof Anthony F Markus, The Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals, UK

Editorial Board
Prof Michael Abramoff, University of Iowa, USA
Dr Ilan Elias, Rothman Institute, USA
Prof Carla Evans, University of Illinois, USA 
Dr Thomas Fillies, University of Münster, Germany
Prof Roman Fischbach, University of Münster, Germany
Prof Carlos Flores-Mir, University of Alberta, Canada
Prof Anne George, University of Illinois, USA
Prof Tateyuki Iizuka, University of Bern, Switzerland
Prof David Jones, University of Marburg, Germany
Prof Ulrich Joos, University of Münster, Germany
Prof Hiroyuki Mishima, Kochi Gakuen College, Japan
Prof Mehmet Orhan, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Dr Dimiter Prodanov, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
Prof Edela Puricelli, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Dr Heike Rabe, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, UK
Prof Richard Reilly, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Prof Gaurisankar Sa, Bose Institute, India
Prof Takashi Saito, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Japan
Dr Jonas Schmid, University of Münster, Germany
Prof Eberhard Seifert, University of Bern, Switzerland
Prof Vivek Shetty, UCLA, USA
Prof Jos Vander Sloten, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Prof Oleh Tretiak, Drexel University, USA
Dr Richard Werkmeister, Central German Armed Forces Hospital, Germany
Prof Serhat Yalcin, University of Istanbul, Turkey
Dr Yihua Zhou, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, USA

Founding Editor
Prof Ulrich Meyer, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Prof Hans Peter Wiesmann, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.480 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.568 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    15 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    131 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    100 Altmetric mentions 

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