Colon and Rectal Surgery

Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery - Colon and Rectal

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Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery - Colon and Rectal

About Me

Dr. Eric Haas is the Chief of the Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital. He is a board-certified colorectal surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). Dr. Haas also serves as the head of the Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery Fellowship Program at the University of Texas Medical School.

Dr. Haas has developed a world-renowned reputation for his expertise in advanced laparoscopic, robotic and minimally invasive approaches in colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease and more. He is known for his innovative and modern advancements in his field and continues to strive for the advancement of patient care and best practices.

Dr. Haas is dedicated to clinical research, with work focused on enhanced patient recovery, optimizing patient outcomes, eliminating post-operative pain and applying quality metrics to surgical care. He chairs and serves on committees developing standards and new technologies for the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and the Fellowship Council.  

The US News & World Report has recognized Dr. Haas as the top 1% of doctors in America. Dr. Haas resides in Houston with his wife and five children.

Clinical Interests

Blood Conservation
Anal Rectal/Colon
Robotic Surgery
Colon Cancer
Crohns Disease
GI Disease
Laparoscopic Cancer Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Laparoscopic Small Bowel Resection

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Allegiance
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Imagine Health CVS Health
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
SmartCare PNM Resources
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
American Board of Surgery
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Christus St. Joseph Hospital- Houston, TX
Christus St. Joseph Hospital- Houston, TX
University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals-Houston,TX
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Lynda K. & David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders
  • Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center


  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I make an appointment with Dr. Eric Haas online?
    Yes, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Eric Haas by visiting this page.
  • What insurance does Dr. Eric Haas accept?
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  • Where is Dr. Eric Haas located?
    Dr. Eric Haas sees patients at the following locations:
    • Scurlock Tower, 6560 Fannin St., Ste 1404, Houston, TX 77030
    • 7900 Fannin St., Ste 2700, Houston, TX 77054
  • What languages do Dr. Eric Haas and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Eric Haas and/or office staff speak English
Office Locations
Scurlock Tower
6560 Fannin St.
Ste 1404
Houston, TX 77030
7900 Fannin St.
Ste 2700
Houston, TX 77054