You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome. 

–Patch Adams 


Obesity is a complex, clinical disorder associated with a wide-range of clinical implications. Clinicians provide weight loss management programs, endoscopic procedures, and surgery to assist patients with management of obesity and prevent complications. The Editors of The American Journal of Gastroenterology requests your high-quality, clinically relevant human research pertaining to epidemiology, interventions, complications and outcomes for the Obesity special issue. We will collect the very best original research and clinical reviews into a special issue.

Please clearly state in your cover letter that your manuscript is intended for the Obesity special issue. This issue is scheduled to publish in Spring 2024. Depending on the responses to this request, some accepted manuscripts may be published in other upcoming issues of AJG.

Manuscripts should be submitted through the journal submission system

Submission Window Closes: December 15, 2023