If you’re looking for a selection of medical book publishers in the USA to peruse, we’ve featured 10 top ones below.
Founded by Georg Thieme in Germany in 1886, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc opened in New York City in 1984, after acquiring the Stratton Intercontinental Medical Book Corporation of New York. They publish over 140 books and journals across a large variety of medical fields, from anatomy to veterinary medicine. Their speciality subjects lie in neurosurgery, otolaryngology, orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmology, radiology, audiology, and speech and language pathology.
If you’d like to submit a chapter or book proposal to be considered for publication by Thieme, check out their submission guidelines at this page. You can also view the editorial and peer review process at that page. Contact them by phone or email if you have any other questions or need more information.
Also in New York City, Springer Publishing was founded in 1950 by Dr. Bernhard Springer and has become a global powerhouse of medical and academic publishing. While the company has expanded to include more subjects (such as the humanities and environmental areas), Springer Publishing is still a world leader in informative texts in the nursing and behavioral science fields, with its imprint, Demos Medical Publishing, specializing in neurology, pathology, oncology, and rehabilitative medicines.
Springer Publishing is always looking for new publications, whether they be entire books or single journal articles. If you would like them to publish your manuscript, check out their guidelines on this page. You can also contact them for more information or to speak to someone directly.
Originally founded in Berlin, Germany in 1949, Quintessence Publishing USA opened in Chicago in 1973. Quintessence focuses on books and journals related to dentistry and its related fields. They provide these texts not only in printed form, but also as digital and CD-ROM copies.
You can publish journal articles in any one of the 15 different journals published and distributed by Quintessence found here. Just click on the journal which aligns to your manuscript and click the ‘submission guidelines’ link on the left side of that page. For information on how to get a full book published by Quintessence or if you have any other questions, contact them directly.
In 1985, Dr. John Cameron, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, founded Medical Physics Publishing (MPP) in Madison originally to help students access affordable medical textbooks in the field of medical physics. Now, MPP publishes its own textbooks on subjects such as diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy, as well as dosimetry and medical physics generally.
MPP is always on the lookout for new books and writers in medical physics. You can find out how to publish with them by contacting the editor by email. If you have questions about ordering, royalties, or other publishing-related questions, contact them via any of the information found at this page.
Founded in 2008 in Minneapolis, CardioText Publishing focuses on publishing digital and print books related to topics in cardiovascular medicine and related fields, including ECGS, congenital heart disease, and heart failure.
CardioText work with authors to ensure all information is not only accurate but easy to read, as well. If you think you have a manuscript they might be interested in publishing, check out their proposal and submission guidelines here. If you have any other questions or want to speak to someone directly, contact them using their online form or via the information found here.
As one of the biggest names in US academic publishing, Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Maryland publishes books and journals on a large range of subjects, many of which include health and wellness, medical advances, and medical technology.
If you think you have a medical manuscript Johns Hopkins might be interested in, email a proposal—including a table of contents and opening chapter—to the acquisitions editor of your particular subject, whether it’s strictly medical or related more to health and wellness. If you are unsure of which area to contact or have questions unrelated to publication, contact Johns Hopkins University Press directly.
Also located in Baltimore is Health Professions Press (HPP), founded in 1989 and focused on publications related to elder care and the medical side of aging. Professional reference books, textbooks, and manuals published by HPP are often on the topics of Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias, gerontology, and health care administration for these diseases.
HPP welcomes book and reference submissions year round. You can find their guidelines, including how to prepare and submit your proposal and the review process that follows, at this page. For any other questions or information, contact them via the information on this page.
Located in Springfield, Illinois, Charles C Thomas has been publishing books and journals in the biomedical fields (including behavioral sciences and speech pathology) since 1927. They have since expanded to include non-medical topics such as education and criminal law.
If you have a manuscript which aligns with Charles C Thomas’ current catalog, check that it meets the requirements posted on this page. You can find out how to submit it for publication on this page. All other resources can be found here, and if you want to ask any other questions, you can contact them here.
Located in Thoroughfare, New Jersey, Slack Books Incorporated has been publishing books and journals for the medical and health professions since 1923. Now a part of the Healio Network, Slack Books continues to publish but with more of a focus on special education, orthopedics, nursing, eye-care, occupational and physical therapies. They are even the exclusive publisher of best-selling author of family and self-help books, Dr. Leo Buscaglia.
Slack Books is always looking for new writers, so if you have a manuscript related to any of their fields, check out this page to find out how to submit it for consideration. Contact them if you need any other information or are searching for a particular book or author.
Located in Irvine, California, BrownWalker Press publishes critical and academic books in a variety of disciplines, including Medicine and Health. Their medical publications focus on the fields of mental health, nursing, pharmaceuticals, speech therapy, and rehabilitation therapy.
BrownWalker publishes books, journal articles, and conference proceedings and are always accepting new ideas. You can submit your book or journal article proposal here. If you have any other questions or ideas, contact them via this form.