Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction

AO CMF's official scientific journal

Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction (CMTR) is the official scientific publication of AO CMF. A peer-reviewed journal, CMTR is devoted to the study and treatment of craniomaxillofacial conditions, including diagnosis, operative and non-operative treatment options, surgical techniques, emerging research, evidence-based therapy, and clinical developments.

CMTR is indexed in PubMedCentral (PMC) and Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

With a multi-disciplinary scope, CMTR features original research, reviews, commentaries, editorials, and technical reports pertinent to all specialties practicing craniomaxillofacial surgery. The journal promotes communication among oral and maxillofacial surgeon, otolaryngologists/head and neck surgeons, plastic surgeons, ophthalmologists/oculoplastic surgeons, and trauma surgeons across the globe by providing an integrated and balanced view of the current clinical science in craniomaxillofacial surgery.


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Most cited articles in the last years. The statistics are updated weekly.


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Interested in publishing?

By using this opportunity to publish in the Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction, you can expect to:

  • Take advantage of the rapid turnaround time from submission to publication
  • Benefit from free color illustrations and artwork
  • Have your article listed in PubMed
  • Build your reputation as an author in your community and beyond!

Submission guidelines

CMTR Editorial Team

Mike YY Leung

HKU Faculty of Dentistry, Hong Kong


Kathleen Fan

Kings College Hospital, London


Florian Thieringer

Florian M. Thieringer

University Hospital Basel, Switzerland


Mirjam Bucher

Mirjam Bucher

AO CMF International, Switzerland

Managing Editor

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