Spine (journal)

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This article is about the Lippincott-published journal, the spine journal most cited in the scholarly community. For the Elsevier journal, see The Spine Journal.
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Orthopaedics
Language English
Edited by James N. Weinstein
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
ISSN 0362-2436 (print)
1528-1159 (web)
LCCN 76646361
OCLC no. 476172259

Spine is a biweekly peer-reviewed medical journal covering research in the field of orthopaedics, especially concerning the spine. It was established in 1976 and is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The current editor-in-chief is James N. Weinstein. Spine is considered the leading orthopaedic journal covering cutting-edge spine research. Spine is available in print, online, and on the iPad; there is an accompanying Spine blog. Spine is considered the most cited journal in orthopaedics today.

Affiliated societies[edit]

The following societies are affiliated with Spine:[1]

  • Argentine Society for the Study of Spine Pathology
  • Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association - Spinal Section
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Chinese Orthopaedic Association
  • Finnish Spine Research Society
  • International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
  • Japan Spine Research Society
  • Korean Society of Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Spine Section of the Hellenic Orthopaedic Association
  • Spine Society of Australia
  • Spine Society of Europe


  1. ^ "Affiliated Societies". Spine. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 

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