Jay F. Kruse - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Jay F. Kruse, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Primary Interest in Total Joint Replacement

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Areas of Focus
Ankle Care
Elbow Care
Hip Care
Knee Care
Pediatric Care
Shoulder Care
Wrist Care
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Practice Overview

Dr. Kruse is one of the Minneapolis / St. Paul area's leading orthopedic surgeons, specializing in hip replacement, knee replacement, minimally invasive surgeries, and sports injury treatments, including ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, and other overuse injuries. Dr. Kruse values innovative orthopedic practices that aim to make surgery less painful, reduce the patient's post-operative downtime, and get patients back to the activities they love.

As one of the region's leading orthopedists, Dr. Kruse serves as the Director of Orthopedics and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, MN. Additionally, Dr. Kruse serves as Director of Orthopedics and Director of the Joint Replacement Center at Unity Hospital in Fridley, MN. He has also served on the Board of Directors for Twin Cities Orthopedics, helping advance the practice's mission of treating patients' musculoskeletal disorders is a safe and effective manner.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care
Elbow Care
Hip Care, including Anterior Approach Hip Replacement, Hip Joint Revision, Hip Resurfacing and Hip Joint Replacement
Knee Care, including Knee Joint Revision, Knee Arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction, and Knee Joint Replacement (Knee ReplacementCustom-Fit Knee Replacement, Gender-Specific Knee ReplacementPartial Knee Replacement)
Pediatric Care
Shoulder Care, including Shoulder Arthroscopy and Rotator Cuff Repair
Wrist Care

Dr. Kruse's clinical interests also include Muscle-Sparing Surgical Approaches, Minimally Invasive Surgery and Sports Medicine Treatments.


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Akron General Medical Center, in Ohio

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota Medical School

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Maple Grove Hospital

    Mercy and Unity Hospitals

    Minnesota Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Hennepin County Medical Society

    Minnesota Medical Association

Achievements and Awards

Top Doctor: Voted a Top Orthopedic Surgeon by his peers in Mpls/St. Paul Magazine (2016,2017)


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