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Dr. Jay Kruse
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Jay Kruse, M.D.

Dr. Kruse specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Custom Knee Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Postoperative Pain Control
  • Knee Injuries
  • Hip Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

About Dr. Kruse

Anoka County Shopper Readers Choice Award, Best Orthopedic Surgeon, 2013Dr. Cyril (Jay) Kruse has been in private practice since 2003 when he joined Orthopaedic Partners. He currently is Medical Director of Orthopedic Surgery at Unity and Mercy Hospitals. Through a variety of Orthopedic courses and seminars, Dr. Kruse is continually advancing his knowledge.

Dr. Kruse evaluates all types of orthopedic problems, but is especially interested in joint replacement and sports medicine. He focuses on applying new and cutting edge technologies in day-to-day practice which make surgery less painful and help to assure a speedier recovery.

He resides in the Twin Cities area with his wife and three children. When not working he enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and gardening.


  • Undergraduate in Biochemistry : Mankato State University, Mankato, MN
  • Medical: University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN


  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency:Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH

Honors and Awards

  • Anoka County Shopper Readers Choice Award, Best Orthopedic Surgeon, 2013
  • Allina HOPE Award, Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Hennepin County Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations


  • Board of Directors, Twin Cities Orthopedics
  • Director of the Joint Replacement Center, Unity Hospital
  • Vice-Chairman Dept. of Orthopedics, Mercy Hospital
  • Orthopedic Surgery Advisory Group, Allina Hospitals and Clinics
  • Medical Advisor Dept. of Orthopedics, Mercy Hospital
  • Medical Advisor Dept. of Orthopedics, Unity Hospital
  • Medical Executive Committee, MN Orthopedic Surgery Center

Community Service

  • Quarterly Community Education Seminar, Unity Hospital
  • Orthopedic Trauma Lecture, Mercy Hospital Trauma Conference
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Lecture, Arthritis Foundation
  • Orthopedic Surgery Sports Sideline Doctor
  • Innovations in Joint Replacement Lecture, Fridley YMCA