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Dr. Edward Rensimer, MD, FACP

Infectious Disease Specialist, Internist

Professional statement

After graduating from the Temple University School of Medicine in 1975, and subsequent training at Northwestern University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Rensimer has been practicing Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases subspecialty medicine in Houston, TX since 1981 at the International Medicine Center. He also holds a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health (ISTM and ASTMH). Since 1989, he has been developing physician-centric handheld computer software, culminating in earning two patents on his e/MD2 Portable Coding Software. At the International Medicine Center, Dr. Rensimer uses his expertise to supervise the clinical care of our travelers. In addition to evaluating travelers at our Houston facilities, Dr. Rensimer manages the treatment of sick travelers abroad under our Doctor At A Distance? service in an emergency. Dr. Rensimer and other clinical staff members routinely participate in educational events primarily targeted for promoting awareness of international health and safety issues to corporate managers and medical departments.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Specialist
  • Internist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Spring Branch Medical Center
  • CHRISTUS Saint Catherine Hospital
  • Triumph Hospital Central Houston
  • Select Specialty Hospital - Houston West
  • North Cypress Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Temple University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Texas, Houston, Fellowship in Infectious Disease
  • University of Texas, Houston, Residency in Internal Medicine

Professional memberships

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • International Society of Travel Medicine
  • Texas Medical Association

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1326043654

Office locations

International Medicine Center

9230 Katy Fwy, 400

Houston, TX 77055

International Medicine Center

9230 Katy Fwy, #400

Houston, TX 77024

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The visit with the Dr was great. He is engaging, respectful, attentive, and extremely knowledgeable. He listened to everything I had to say and actually read and asked questions about what was filled out on the paperwork that was filled outprior to the appointment. The only recommendation I would make is to have the paperwork available prior to the visit to cut down on the waiting room time.
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Got there 30minutes before my appointment and there was someone already complaining about how long he was there for. I ended up waiting 1.5hrs!!
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr Rensimer knows his stuff. Straight to the point. Highly recommend him.
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This Dr. is top-notch...very knowledgable about Lyme's Disease. In Texas his knowledge of Lymes is a rarity. He took ample time to ask in depth questions about my condition and was able to address all my concerns in a very clear manner
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He is a very knowledgeable Doctor and would highly recommend him.
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Excellent doctor visit!
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While the wait was extremely long, the staff apologized and even warned us in advance that due to the nature of the practice, long wait times might be expected. The RN was very thorough and made sure and that all baseswere covered. Dr. Rensimer took his time with me and listened to my concerns. So far, I will continue seeing Dr. Rensimer.
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Very thorough exam, excellent explanation of possible treatments. Excellent
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The doctor was great. The staff however are disorganized. I waited for over an hour before i was taken to the back. At that point i waited another half an hour before the doctor came in. The pharmacy was unable tofill one because the prescription was not specific enough. The doctors office ignored the call from the pharmacy. I then made 16 phone calls that were ignored and finally was able to get through to a nurse who called the Pharmacy "idiots". They only care about scheduling as many people as possible. The doctor was great but expect to be treated like cattle from the staff.
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Nice person, spends time to go trough the details. Way too long waiting time though. And unfortunately he was not right about my condition at all.
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Great, just long wait time..
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He took the time that I needed to explain what I was dealing with and his staff was very considerate as well. I highly recommend him!
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Very Knowledgeable
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Great visit... No problems..!
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He's a very nice knowledgeable doctor.
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Outstanding physician....extremely rare these days
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He is without a doubt one of the most intelligent doctors I have ever met. I will continue to set appointments with him, as he tells it like it is. He gives you information about your illness. He knows more than any other doctor I have ever seen.
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Dr Rensimer was extremely thorough and he showed a genuine interest in helping to discover the underlying cause of my condition. In spite of the long waiting time, I would highly recommend him.
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Highly recommended. Very knowledgeable in his field.
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I felt the treatment was poor, because I was referred to another doctor when I still had a condition that needed to be followed by an infectious disease doctor. Basically, I was "fired."
More than 1 year ago
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He has saved my life numerous time, he is simply brilliant
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It was a very educational visit about traveling abroad! Many questions were answered with great patience.
More than 1 year ago
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He was running behind from being called into the ICU for an emergency visit but once I saw him, he was very attentive and thorough. He had a wonderful bedside manner and discussed all my options so I walked out feeling well educated.
More than 1 year ago
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Very pleasant and down to earth. He shoots straight from the hip and I could tell I wasn't just another appointment on his list. He took the time to talk to me and explain things I otherwise may not have even thought of. A consummate professional.
More than 1 year ago
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It was a great appointment, the staff was knowledgeable and friendly walking me thru all my doubts. The timing for the appointment was observed and it was quickly!
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He listens, shows concern, explains things and takes his time with the patient. Realistic, very professional and knowledgeable. After having seen 6 doctors with my issue, it was the first time I actually felt being taken seriously.
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I found out what I wanted to know. I need to work hard at better taking care of myself.
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Excellent, knowledgeable nursing staff. He works swiftly but has a very good deductive process while listening to all input you can provide.
More than 1 year ago
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I love it here the whole office was wonderful. Thank you so much
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Dr. Rensimer was very friendly and open, while engaging with you to understand your particular situation in as much detail as possible to provide the best direction going forward.
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