• Director, Joint Reconstruction and Arthritis Surgery, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Kingsbury G. Heiple and Fred A. Lennon Chair in Orthopedics, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Director, Center for Joint Replacement and Preservation, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Professor, Orthopaedics, CWRU School of Medicine


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Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Education & Training


1977, Michigan State University

Medical / Professional School(s)

1983, Wayne State University School of Medicine


1984, General Surgery - University Hospitals of Cleveland


1989, Orthopaedic Surgery - University Hospitals of Cleveland


1990, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics - University Hospitals of Cleveland
1991, Orthopaedic Surgery - Hospital for Special Surgery


Total Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstruction, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement, Hip Arthroscopy

Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedics
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
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UH Ahuja Medical Center
1000 Auburn Dr
Department of Orthopaedics - Kathy Risman Pavilion, Ste 210
Beachwood, OH 44122
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UH Westlake Health Center
960 Clague Rd
Ste 3110
Westlake, OH 44145
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University Suburban Health Center
1611 S Green Rd
Ste 027
South Euclid, OH 44121
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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

4.6 out of 5
96 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Patient Comments

Reviewed on 5/2/2017
I referred my daughter to Dr. Kraay for hip replacement, and she was very happy with the outcome

Reviewed on 11/29/2016
I always recommend Mathew Kraay .

Reviewed on 11/15/2016
Dr Kraay replaced my other knee about 8 years ago with GREAT success. He is the only Dr that I will use

Reviewed on 11/6/2016
hopefully, the cortisone will keep working. I do like to see Dr. Kraay once a year.

Reviewed on 9/3/2016
Dr. Kraay is FANTASTIC.

Reviewed on 8/17/2016
I didn't mind, but possibly others may not like being compared to an old car - drive it as far as you can before you replace. I know it was a metaphor; and it made the point; but I had to laugh.

Reviewed on 8/13/2016
***** I feel like I was dismissed because he did not want to be bothered. I was very disappointed.

Reviewed on 7/4/2016
extremely caring

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2015, Matthew Kraay, MD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

There is no publicly available rating for this medical professional because he or she either does not see patients or has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is statistically reliable and a true reflection of patient satisfaction.