James Neuenschwander, M.D. (a.k.a. Dr. Neu) founded Bio Energy Medical Center, a multidisciplinary, integrative medical practice located in Ann Arbor, MI, Since the formation of his practice in 1988, he has treated children and adults with complex, chronic health problems which have not responded to conventional therapies and strives to promote wellness through prevention. His approach consists of searching for and remediating root causes. He also founded and is co-owner of Creating Brighter Futures, an ABA center, located in Ann Arbor, MI.
Dr. Neu graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree, in the honors program in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Michigan in 1981. He went on to receive his Medical Degree, from the University of Michigan in 1985. After graduation, he completed three years of a surgical residency at the University of Michigan before leaving voluntarily to pursue a career in integrative medicine.
Dr. Neu is board-certified in Emergency Medicine (BCEM/AAPS), Integrative and Holistic Medicine (ABIM/AAPS, ABIHM), as well as Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM). In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and holds a certification in chelation therapy. He is a member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, American Academy of Anti- Aging Medicine, American College for the Advancement of Medicine, and the International Lyme Associated Disease Society. He has been a Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) practitioner since 2007. He has been a member of Medical Academy Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS) since its founding, a fellow since 2014, and currently a faculty and executive board member of the organization. He has over 30 years of experience in integrative medicine and over 25 years of experience in emergency medicine.
Dr. Neu’s patients frequently experience significant improvements by exploring and modifying diet and nutrition, toxic load factors, allergies and sensitivities, hormones and psychological influences. He regularly teaches Continuing Medical Educations courses on children's health issues to physicians and other health professionals. Dr. Neu has lectured, nationally and internationally, on a broad range of topics including integrative approaches to immune system imbalances/disorders; detoxification; treatment of complex chronic illness, and the integrative medicine treatment of autism, ADHD, and allergies. He has lectured extensively about the gut-brain-immune system, and brain connections. On a personal note, Dr. Neu is married with 3 children and 3 step-children, as well as 4 grandchildren, one dog and one cat. He enjoys boating, fishing, and researching ways to improve the health outcomes of his patients.