About Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Hearing and Balance Medicine


Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Hearing and Balance Medicine (JOHBM, ISSN 2504-463X) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on otorhinolaryngology, hearing and balance medical studies, published semiannually online by MDPI. Our journal publishes original research articles (including basic research, translational research as well as clinical studies), review articles, clinical practice guidelines, consensus statements, protocols, and case reports in all areas of otorhinolaryngology—head and neck medicine—and related fields. The mission of JOHBM is to contribute to human welfare through the publication of the latest knowledge in the fields that it covers.


  • Hearing and balance (vestibular) science and medicine;
  • Posture and gait research and medicine;
  • Audiology and speech science and medicine;
  • Otology;
  • Neurotology;
  • Rhinology;
  • Allergology and immune science and medicine;
  • Bronchoesophagology;
  • Laryngology;
  • Head and neck surgery and oncologic medicine;
  • Maxillofacial and plastic surgery;
  • Sleep medicine;
  • Pediatric otorhinolaryngology;
  • Geriatric otorhinolaryngology.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

MDPI is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications.

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in JOHBM will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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