The staff at Dr. De La Cruz’s clinic seek to foster a family environment, and we will do our best to extend his  “hug your customers” philosophy of providing outstanding service to his patients, treating each one with the same level of care as we ourselves would wish to be treated.  We share Dr. De La Cruz’s dedication to treating each patient as an individual, listening to you, respecting your privacy and understanding the value of your time.  Our highly professional staff will care for you in a friendly and comfortable environment, and will strive to surpass your expectations on every level.  

Marielena Manaure, Practice Manager


Marielena is a native of Venezuela and graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering.  She has a beautiful daughter who she adores so much.  Family is very important for her, and she treats our patients like family.  She loves to volunteer at church to feed the homeless.  She has a passion for aesthetics, love for people and helping others feel good in their own skin. It is her priority and focus to educate you, provide excellent patient care and make this process as comfortable as possible. She welcomes the opportunity to assist you in making decisions to best reach your aesthetic potential, always with a smile on her face.

As counselor, patient advocate, she understands the importance of cooperation between patient, physician, and clinical staff in establishing and achieving realistic goals. It is her mission to respond to your needs and focus on your desires.  She will guide you throughout your journey with our practice and assist you in making decisions to best reach your aesthetic potential.  She is certified in both BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support.)  Marielena is also certified in Photofacial/IPL, LASER Hair Removal, and LASER Tattoo removal.

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified

  • Basic Life Support Certified

  • Certified as a Laser Safety Officer by the Texas Laser Institute

  • Cerfitied as Laser Hair Removal Technician by the Texas Laser Institute

  • Certified IPL Photofacial and Skin Rejuvenation Specialist by the Texas Laser Institute

  • HIPPAA Certified

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The Woodlands Clinic

2219 Sawdust Road Unit 1203  The Woodlands, TX


Houston Clinic  (Coming Soon)

15018 FM 529

Houston, TX 77084

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