Leonid Remenson, M.D. graduated with High Honors from Tomsk Medical School in 1984. In 1986, he completed his psychiatric residency training at the National Institute of Mental Health of the Soviet Academy of Medical Sciences. He practiced and did clinical research in Russia for several years before moving to the United States. In 1997, he completed his second psychiatric residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and in 2001 began practicing in Boynton Beach, Florida.
He is also a staff member at Bethesda Memorial Hospital where he is a psychiatric consultant. Dr. Remenson has extensive experience in various fields of psychiatric medicine, both clinical practice and psychiatric research. During his career, he has practiced in different settings – inpatient, outpatient, forensic facilities, community mental health centers, general medical hospitals, and nursing homes. He was awarded the Marcel Heiman Memorial Award for Outstanding Research at the Department of Psychiatry of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He has published his research articles in Russia and in the United States. He received his board certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1998 and was re-certified in 2008.
His current practice is primarily oriented toward psychopharmacological treatment. Dr. Remenson’s main clinical interests include various psychological problems such as anxiety disorders, depression and other mood disorders. He also helps geriatric patients with memory disorders and emotional disorders of the elderly. He works with many adult and adolescent patients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. He has established collaborative relationships with a number of area psychotherapists as well as neurologists. He also performs independent medical valuations of psychiatric disability (IME).
As a medical doctor, Dr. Remenson addresses general medical aspects of patient’s wellbeing and care. He performs comprehensive evaluations of the patient’s physical, social, psychological condition and needs, and the treatment that he provides is geared toward treating the whole person with the utmost respect for the concept of the inseparability of mind and body.
For a number of years, Dr. Remenson has been involved in medical education. While in New York, was a preceptor at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Here in Florida, he was former teacher of medical students at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Remenson is a participating Medicare provider. He also contracts with a number of insurance plans and behavioral health networks such as CIGNA, FIRST HEALTH, BEECHSTREET, PHCS, MOTOROLA (APS), DIMENSION, EVOLUTIONS, FLORIDA HEALTH ADMINISTRATORS, MULTI-PLAN and WELLPOINT (AETNA).