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Disease of the Esophagus (DOTE) Journal

Diseases of the Esophagus covers all aspects of the esophagus - etiology, investigation and diagnosis, and both medical and surgical treatment. The Journal includes primary research papers, short reports, commissioned review articles, correspondence, book and equipment reviews, annotated abstracts and announcements of meetings.


As of 2017, Oxford University Press (OUP) is publishing Diseases of the Esophagus. 
Read more here.



2018 Impact Factor

The ISDE journal Diseases of the Esophagus’ 2018 Impact Factor (announced in June of 2019) is now 2.323, placing it at 60 out of 84 titles in Gastroenterology and Hepatology category of the Journal Citation Reports. The 5-Year Impact Factor is 2.249.

Thank you to all the contributors, the associate editors and reviewers for their great job!


Editor's Choice Articles

Editor's Choice Articles are free articles from the ISDE society journal Diseases of the Esophagus. Find out what the latest choice of Giovanni Zaninotto and Neil Gupta has been on the DOTE website.


Journal Issues

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DOTE AWards 2017/2018

Diseases of the Esophagus will be giving an award to the top original research manuscript by a junior faculty or trainee author accepted for publication in the journal.

Diseases of the Esophagus will be giving an award to the top junior faculty Peer Reviewer of 2017 for the journal.


Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief: Giovanni Zaninotto & Neil Gupta

Managing Editor: Sarah Wolper  

Associate Editors (Surgical)

Associate Editors (Medical)

  • Long Qi Chen
  • Paolo DeCoppi
  • Xavier Djourno
  • Hiran Chrishantha Fernando
  • Lorenzo Ferri
  • Marco Fisichella
  • Tony Godfrey
  • Young T Kim
  • Yuko Kitagawa
  • Simon Law
  • Moishe Liberman
  • Donald Low
  • Sheraz  Markar
  • Daniela Molena
  • Magnus Nillson
  • Manuel Pera
  • Alberto Ruol
  • David van der Zee
  • Jan J B Van Lanschot

Guest Editor, Pathology:

  • Michael Vieth

Guest Editor, Statistics:

  • Francesca Fiorentino
  • Julian Abrams
  • Pradeep Bhandari
  • C. Prakash Gyawali
  • Vani Konda
  • K K (Sheila) Krishnadath
  • Renuka Malik
  • Michael Mitchell
  • Shan Rajendra
  • Sabine Roman
  • Edoardo Savarino 
  • Tarita Thomas
  • Mukund Venu
  • John M. Wo





Editors Emeriti: 

  • Claude Deschamps
  • Andre Duranceau
  • John Pandolfino
  • Ken Wang

Affiliated Societies



International  Interdisciplinary  Everything Esophageal


The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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