Eric Haas, MD


Colon & Rectal Surgery Houston, TX

Colorectal Surgeon at Colorectal Surgical Associates

Office Address

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  • 7900 Fannin St
    Suite 2700
    Houston, TX 77054
    Phone: (713) 790-0600
    Fax: (713) 790-0616

Dr. Haas's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery: General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Dr. Haas's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Colon and Rectal SurgeonColorectal Surgical Associates, Ltd, LLP
    Houston, TX
  • Assistant ProfessorThe University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas
    Houston, TX
    Program Director, Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship Program (2008-present)
  • FacultyBaylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    Houston, TX

Dr. Haas's Education & Medical Training

  • University of Texas Affiliated HospitalsUniversity of Texas Affiliated HospitalsResidency, Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Christus St. Joseph Hospital ProgramChristus St. Joseph Hospital ProgramResidency, General Surgery
  • U of TX Med Sch, HoustonUniversity of Texas Medical School at HoustonMedical School
  • The University of Texas at AustinThe University of Texas at AustinOther Training, BA, Philosophy

Dr. Haas's Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License1998 - 2014
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal SurgeryColon & Rectal Surgery, 2004
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 2003

Dr. Haas's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2010Consumer’s Research Council of America: America’s Top Surgeons2010, 2011
  • 2009Castle Connolly Medical LTD Top Doctors Award in Colon and Rectal Surgery2009, 2010
  • 2008Health and Fitness Doctor’s Choice Award2008, 2009
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Dr. Haas's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Designing a robotic colorectal program.Ragupathi M, Haas EM, J Robot Surg
  • Minimally invasive colorectal surgery.Haas EM, Pedraza R, Cir Cir
  • Robotics Are Coming to Colorectal Surgery: Innovation Points to NOTES.Haas EM, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Lange Q&A: USMLE Step 3.Chapter: Surgery
    Haas EM
    Editors: D. Briscoe.McGraw-Hill, Columbus
    Edition 4th,


  • Single-incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer: A Comparative Analysis.Aminian A, Nieto J, Martinez T, Pedraza R, Martinez C, Haas EM, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) 2012 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery in the Morbidly Obese: Does High Body Mass Index Lead to Poor Outcome?Aminian A, Cruz RA, Martinez CA, Nieto J, Patel CB, Malave V, Pickron TB, Haas EM, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) 2012 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • Is Single-incision Laparoscopic Colectomy a Safe Option in High-risk Patients?Patel CB, Aminian A, Nieto J, Pickron TB, Haas EM, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) 2012 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA
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  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS)Quadrant HealthCom, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah - 2/20/2012


  • Robotics: Cost.Haas EM, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) 2012 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas
  • Robotic in Colorectal Surgery.Parra-Davila E, Haas EM, (SAGES) Scientific Session & Postgraduate Courses, San Diego, California
  • Biological determinants of resectability and survival in patients with locally recurrent rectal cancer.Haas EM, Skibber J, El-Naggar A, Hunt K, Geocco G, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
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  • Research Development Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal SurgeonsMember2010 - 2011
  • Texas Society of Colon and Rectal SurgeonsPresident2006 - 2007
  • General/Abdominal/Pelvic (GAP) Medical Staff Quality Management Subcommittee, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TexasMember2011 - Present
  • New Technologies Committee, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic SurgeonsMember2011 - Present
  • New Technologies Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal SurgeonsVice Chair2013 - Present
  • Quality Assessment & Safety Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal SurgeonsMember2007 - Present
  • Operating Room VAT Committee, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TexasMember2010 - Present
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of AmericaFaculty2009 - Present

Dr. Haas's Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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