Focus and Scope 

Annals of Gastroenterology is published on behalf of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology, representing the Society’s official Journal. The journal aims to cover all sections of gastroenterology and hepatology, providing teaching, practical and professional support for clinicians dealing with the gastroenterological disorders. It publishes peer-reviewed papers on both clinical and basic research.

All manuscripts submitted to the Journal go through a rigorous peer-review process by at least 2-3 referees, plus the evaluations of the Section Editor and Editor-in-Chief. This means that about 5 experts go through all the manuscripts before they are accepted for publication. The rejection rate is between 70-95%, depending on the type of article. 


Annals of Gastroenterology is an open access journal. It provides immediate free access to its scientific contents and does not charge the authors fee for submission, processing or publication of the manuscripts.

Annals of Gastroenterology publishes six issues per year, and it is abstracted/indexed in the following databases:

  1. PubMed
  2. PubMed Central
  3. Scopus
  4. ESCI
  5. EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
  6. EBSCO
  7. SJR
  8. Genamics JournalSeek,
  9. Google Scholar
  10. Index Copernicus
  11. Open J-Gate
  12. DOAJ
  13. GFMER
  14. HINARI
  15. Academic Journals Database

Journal’s international standard serial number (ISSN) is 1108-7471 (print) and 1792-7463 (electronic).


Contact Information

Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology

67, Demokratias Ave.,
GR 154 51 Athens, Greece
Tel.: +30.210 6727531 - 3
Fax: +30.210 6727535



Ioannis E. Koutroubakis MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
University Hospital Heraklion
Department of Gastroenterology
P.O BOX 1352 , 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Tel: + 30.2810392253
fax: +30.2810542085


Technical Support

Phone: +30.2810391861