Friday, September 23, 2011

Phillip Demio

Autism Light #47 is Dr. Phillip Demio.

Dr. Phillip C. Demio is a biomedical doctor who serves as the Medical Director at the Whole Health and Wellness Centers in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, but his influence is also felt nationally through his leadership of the American Medical Autism Board. Dr. Phillip Demio and his wife Joy have a son named Daniel who has autism. Dr. Phillip Demio is an Autism Light because his biomedical treatments for autism are helping improve the quality of life for his patients and he is a leading physician treating patients with autism.

American Medical Autism Board: Dr. Phillip Demio is the founder, Executive Director and Chair of the American Medical Autism Board(AMAB). According to it's website, the AMAB is the "first organization to board certify physicians for autism treatment."

US Autism and Asperger Association: Dr. Phillip Demio serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the US Autism and Asperger Association (Source). In 2012 he received the Chairman Award of the US Autism and Asperger Association.

National Presentations:  Dr. Phillip Demio gives presentations at national organizations and meetings. The following is a portion of a presentation Dr. Phillp Demio gave called "Redefining Autism".

Practice:  Dr. Phillip Demio has been a physician for over 20 years.  He operates two clinics.  One is in the Cleveland, Ohio area and the other is in the Columbus, Ohio area. Information on his practice is available at his website at  Here is a news story that has been done in the past on Dr. Demio's work with autism patients.

Treatments used by Dr. Phillip Demio address comprehensive needs of patients and include;
  • Brain
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Immune system
  • Metabolic/hormonal
  • Detoxification/chelation
  • Supplements
  • Compounding pharmacist
  • Special diets and nutrition
His practice also uses other cutting edge treatments such as a hyperbaric medicine.

Autism One Award: Dr. Phillip Demio received the Most Inspirational Doctor Award at Autism One's First Annual Gala & Awards Ceremonies in Chicago in May, 2011.  This is the highest award for a medical doctor. When receiving the award Dr. Phillip Demio said, "The patients and the families have the hardest job and greatest challenges. It is a privilege for me to be the physician helping them on their biomedical journey."

A more detailed biography of Dr. Phillip Demio is available at his Website.

Thank you Dr. Phillip Demio for being an Autism Light. His biomedical interventions are helping some individuals with autism.

Autism Light honors diverse heroes to the world of autism. 

This post went into syndication on Autisable.

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