New Editor-in-Chief:

Prof. Nasser Al-Sanea, M.D., King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Richard A. Fortunato, M.D., Surgical Associates of Fredericksburg,USA
Reza Rahbar M.D. - University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, USA


Editors Emeritus:

Dr. Marc Brozovich, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
Philip Caushaj, M.D., Hartford Hospital, USA

Anthony Senagore, M.D., UTMB Surgery, Galveston, Texas, USA


World Journal of Colorectal Surgery is the official journal of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons. The Journal publishes original and educational manuscripts about colorectal and anal diseases from all specialties in academic and community settings.


The World Journal of Colorectal Surgery is now accepting articles for submission. To submit and article for review please click on "submit article" and follow the instructions.


To go to the World Journal of Colorectal Surgery, ISUCRS official on-line journal


Message from the New Editor-in-Chief Transitions of the World Journal of Colorectal Surgery


The journal will be moved from its current publisher to Medknow/Wolters Kluwer. The process is underway. Production process has been finalized. We expect the Journal will be ready for submissions in the last quarter of 2017 (the online system must undergo extensive testing and demo submissions must be run through the production process). We will hopefully have a journal with high-quality standards worthy of ISUCRS status. A marketing campaign is being devised to launch the journal worldwide.  


For the moment all submissions for the time being can be directed to Prof Alsanea, Chief Editor WJS ( or the senior publisher Ms. Amal Alghammas at:


Prof. Nasser Al-Sanea




World Journal of Colorectal Surgery


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