Aims and Scope 

The Siriraj Medical Journal (SMJ) aims to promote communication among researchers in the health sciences. It is published bimonthly and accepts the manuscripts in the forms of the original article, review article and letter to the editor.  It is academically double-blinded peer-reviewed and designed for all physicians, researchers, and health personnel, regardless of their specialties. 

The SMJ has a focus on publishing academic works that present an inter-disciplinary content of the health sciences. The journal has clear ethical policies and follows the double-blinded peer review process for all the submissions to the journal.

The SMJ is indexed in the national and international database for journals. While it is indexed in the Tier 1 database of the Thailand Citation Index Center (TCI), on the international front, the SMJ is indexed in the ASEAN Citation Index (ACI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI), EBSCO and Scopus.


 Official Journal of Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand.  

SiMR Bldg., 2nd Fl., Room No.207, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok 10700, Thailand.


2629-995X   (Print)

ISSN: 2228-8082 (Online)

History of Journal

The Siriraj Medical Journal is a double-blinded peer-reviewed, an open access scholarly journal that has been published by the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Since 1948, the journal has been introduced to the academia under the name of “Siriraj Hospital Gazette”. In 2007, the journal had been converted into English version and the title was changed to “Siriraj Medical Journal”. The title of the journal (Siriraj) is quite well known both in Thailand and in the East Asia region as it’s the name of the oldest and biggest medical school in Thailand.  It is named after the king's 18-month-old son, Prince Siriraj Kakudhabhand, who had died from dysentery a year before the opening of the hospital. The medical school was established two years later in 1890. The SMJ has published more than 70 issues continuously for the past 70 years. (frequency 10-12 articles per issue).

Vol 71 No 5 (2019): September-October

Published: 2019-09-20

The Components of Strategic Leadership of Prosthetic and Orthotic Practitioners in Thailand

Thatchanan Manopetkasem, Suree Kanjanawong, Phaisarn Jantarungsri


Ocular Manifestations in Acute Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

Ranida Thamphithak, Pitcha Panawattanawong, Sutasinee Boonsopon, Nattaporn Tesavibul, Pitipol Choopong


Factors Associated with Xerostomia in Non-Radiated Patients

Vannipa Vathanophas, Kotchakarn Supachavalit, Phawin Keskool, Sunun Ongard


Success Rate of Cervical Cerclage at Siriraj Hospital

Phanitra Maneeratprasert, Pavit Sutchritpongsa, Dittakarn Boriboonhirunsarn


The Vertical Ground Reaction Force and Temporal-Spatial Parameters of Transfemoral Amputees Wearing Three Prosthetic Knee Joints Available in Thailand: a Pilot Study

Thanyaporn Rakbangboon, Manunchaya Samala, Sunee Bovonsunthonchai, Gary Guerry, Kasun Kithsiri Rupasinghe, Loganayaki Ramakrishnan, Stephney Weerasinghe, Jeewantha Sasika, Pham Thi Hoa, Thanatat Charatrungolan


The Development of Personalized Medicine: Acute Myeloid Leukemia as a Model

Ployploen Phikulsod, Weerapat Owattanapanich, Marie Bill, Wannaphorn Rotchanapanya, Marcus Celik Hansen, Marianne Hokland, Peter Hokland


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