Journal of Scars, Burns & Healing

Scars, Burns & Healing brings together the specialist focus of scar and burns research with the breadth of the science and medicine related to wound healing.

A truly multi-disciplinary journal, Scars, Burns & Healing seeks to publish suitable material relevant to all clinical specialties related to scar and burn care and all scientific disciplines from genetics and immunology, to nanotechnology and tissue engineering related to wound healing.

Scars, Burns & Healing welcomes submissions from a range of clinical and academic authors including: Surgeons, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Nurses, Wound Specialists, Dieticians, Epidemiologists, Critical Care Physicians, Anaesthetists & Intensivists, Geneticists, Immunologists, Haematologists, Pharmacologists, Microbiologists, Physiologists and Biomedical Engineers.

Advantages of publishing your work in Scars, Burns & Healing:

  • Rapid decisions within weeks and instant publication
  • PubMed imminent
  • Enormous reach of published research due to open access model and tendency to high impact
  • Subsidy of the cost of publishing available through a grant from The Katie Piper Foundation
  • High visibility and publicity of your work with active PR involvement
  • A personalised service
  • SAGE is one of the world’s leading medical publishers, and also publishes historic titles such as Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (impact Factor 2.1) which dates back to 1809, as well as hundreds of other PubMed cited journals

Published in partnership with The Katie Piper Foundation.

Editor-in-Chief: Kayvan Shokrollahi,  Mersey Regional Burns & Plastic Surgery Service, Whiston Hospital, Liverpool

The journal is published on an open access basis, and has been open for manuscript submissions since summer 2015.

If you are interested in submitting a paper, joining the expanding editorial board, or getting involved with the journal, please contact the editor at:

You can read past and current issues of the journal online here:

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