Diego C. Marines, MD, has joined Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital. Marines is a fellowship trained colon and rectal surgeon specializing in treating patients diagnosed with cancer of the colon and rectum, using the latest and most advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgical procedures.

Marines provides specialized care in a range of surgery needs to patients in northwest Houston, The Woodlands and surrounding areas. His primary interest is in cancer of the colon and rectum, anal rectal disease, diverticulitis, fecal incontinence and hemorrhoids.

“Colorectal patients have very complex diseases and are sometimes sensitive about the topics surrounding their conditions, and they often need treatment from several different specialists,” said Marines. “One thing that drew me to Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital is the comprehensive team approach we provide. We meet often to discuss patients and come to a consensus about what the best treatment is. I think this is the best way to approach these diseases.” 

Marines has a full range of clinical expertise including the following:

• Anal condyloma and cancer
• Anal fissure
• Anorectal abscess and fistula
• Colorectal polyps
• Constipation
• Crohn’s disease
• Diverticulitis
• Fecal incontinence
• Hemorrhoids
• Ischemic colitis
• Pilonidal disease
• Rectal prolapse
• Rectovaginal and rectourethral fistula
• Ulcerative colitis

Marines’ office is in Medical Office Building 1 (MOB 1), located at 17183 I-45 S, The Woodlands, Texas, 77385, on the Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital campus.

Marines approaches patient care with a unique, friendly and caring demeanor.  His staff ensures all patients feel comfortable, as they understand colon and rectal problems can be a sensitive subject.

To make an appointment, call 936.270.3821.


About Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital 
Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital is a not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which is part of Houston Methodist. For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report recently named Houston Methodist Hospital the Best Hospital in Texas, with national rankings in 11 specialties. The Houston Methodist The Woodlands Medical Office building will open in February 2016, followed by the Hospital in July 2017.  

For more information on Houston Methodist The Woodlands campus, please visit houstonmethodist.org/thewoodlands. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. To find a physician, call 713.790.3333.