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Professor Essam A. Elhalaby, M.D, CT
Essam Elhalaby is a senior consultant and former chief of Pediatric Surgery at Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University in Egypt. He currently serves as the acting Editor in- Chief of Annals of Pediatric Surgery. More information about Professor Elhalaby can be found here

Aims and scope

Annals of Pediatric Surgery (AOPS) is an open access peer-reviewed journal that aims to fill an important niche that provides focus to clinical care, technical innovation and clinical research. Annals of Pediatric Surgery welcomes publications of original research, meeting reports, reviews, case reports, letters to the editor and ‘how I do it article’ on topics in general pediatric surgery, pediatric urology, pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatric surgical training and accreditation.

About the Society

Annals of Pediatric Surgery is the official journal of the Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association (EPSA), Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons (AAPS), Mediterranean Association of Pediatric Surgeons (MAPS), and Pan African Pediatric Surgical Association (PAPSA).

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    84 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    140 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    192,798 downloads (2022)

    Social Media Impact
    16 Altmetric mentions (2021)