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Accepting New Patients

Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz , MD, FACS

Orthopaedics/Orthopedic Surgery

Phone: 575-556-6440
Fax: 575-556-6445

Dr. Cruz obtained his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He then completed his fellowship in hand surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.


Dr. Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in surgery of the hand and wrist. Dr. Cruz has served as a surgeon for the military for 30 years, all over the country.  He is also an accomplished medical illustrator and professor. Dr. Cruz has a passion for Latin Jazz and is very proud to be a part of the Memorial Bone + Join Center team.

Dr. Cruz obtained his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He then completed his fellowship in hand surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Hand, Wrist and Upper Extremity Problems