Aims and Scope

Hamidiye Medical Journal (Hamidiye Med J) is a peer-reviewed and open-access journal that publishes conducted in all fields of medicine, interesting case reports, and clinical images, invited reviews, editorials, letters, comments and letters to the Editor including reports on publication and research ethics. The journal is the official scientific publication of the University of Health Sciences Türkiye, Hamidiye Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Türkiye. It is published four times a year in March, June, September and December. The language of the journal is English.

The journal is based on independent and unbiased double-blinded peer-reviewed principles. Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. Hamidiye Medical Journal does not accept multiple submissions and duplicate submission even though the previous one was published in a different language. The authors are responsible for the scientific content of the material to be published. Hamidiye Medical Journal reserves the right to request any research materials on which the paper is based.

The editorial and publication process of the Journal of the Hamidiye Medical Journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

Hamidiye Medical Journal encourages and enables academicians, researchers, specialists, and primary care physicians to publish their valuable research in all branches of medicine. The primary aim of the journal is to publish original articles with high scientific and ethical quality and serve as a good example of medical publications in the Türkiye as well as in the world.

Hamidiye Medical Journal is indexed in Ulakbim TR Index, EBSCO Host, Embase, Gale, Turk Medline and J-Gate.

Title: Hamidiye Medical Journal
Official abbreviation: Hamidiye Med J
E-ISSN: 2718-0956

Open Access Policy & Creative Commons

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Author(s) and the copyright owner(s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the Hamidiye Medical Journal free of charge.

The Open Access Policy is based on the rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

All published content is available online and free of charge at

Hamidiye Medical Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND) International License.

Advertising Policy

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Current or potential sponsors and advertisers do not affect editorial decisions in the journal. Advertisers and sponsors have no control or influence over the results of a user's website searches.

Advertisements should not be deceptive or misleading and must be verifiable. Excessive or exaggerated expressions does not be allowed.

If the text or image contains inappropriate or offensive content or is about personal, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation or religious content, these advertisements are not accepted.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

Especially drug and medical product advertisements can be presented on the cover pages of the journal, separately from the published scientific content and without page number.

The published advertisements are pointed and distinguishable from the editorial content.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.


Editorial Office

Address for Correspondence
Selimiye Mah. Tıbbiye Cad. 34668 Üsküdar, İstanbul/Türkiye
+90 (216) 418 96 16
 [email protected]

Publisher/Issuing Body

Galenos Publishing House
Address: Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. 21/1 Fındıkzade, Fatih, Istanbul/Türkiye
+90 212 621 99 25
+90 212 621 99 27
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E-mail: [email protected]