dr. David BicaDavid Bica, DO, CAQSM, FAAFP, CIME

Department of Orthopedics, Division of Spine
Board Certified Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
Board Certified Independent Medical Examiner
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Assistant Clinical Professor at Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Department of Family Medicine

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David Bica, DO, CAQSM, FAAFP, CIME

Department of Orthopedics, Division of Spine
Board Certified Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
Board Certified Independent Medical Examiner
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Assistant Clinical Professor at Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Department of Family Medicine

Biography:

Dr. Bica joins University Orthopedics as an attending at Newport Hospital after practicing 3 years with East Greenwich Spine and Sport. Dr. Bica will serve as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery along with his current position as assistant clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Bica is board certified in Family Medicine with a certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine. Dr. Bica was born and raised in Rhode Island, graduated from Providence College, and then earned his osteopathic medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bica completed his residency and fellowship at East Carolina University and stayed on faculty as Assistant Residency Director teaching residents and medical students. Dr. Bica has been practicing in Rhode Island at East Greenwich Spine and Sport since 2014.

Dr. Bica serves as the President and Education Committee Chairman of the Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Bica also serves as the Secretary of the Rhode Island Society of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Bica's other interests include sports medicine research, osteopathic manipulative medicine in treatment of neck and lower back pain, fluoroscopic spinal injections, and diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Offices:

East Greenwich
1405 South County Trail, Building 5
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone: 401-884-1177

Undergraduate Degree:

Providence College

Medical Degree:

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:

East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine

Publications

  • Bica D, Sprouse RA, Armen J. Diagnosis and Management of Common Foot Fractures. Am Fam Physician, 2016;93(3):183-191.
  • Bica D, Armen J, Kulas A, et al. Reliability and Precision of Stress Ultrasonography of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament. J Ultrasound Med, March 2015;34:371-376.
  • Sprouse RA, Armen J, Bica D, et al. Effects of Environmental Conditions on the Reliability and Precision of Static Balance Assessment Using Biodex Balance Systems. Clin J Sport Med, March 2015;25(2):192-193.
  • Bica D, Kulas A, Womack Z, Youngs K, Armen J. Relationship between Glenohumeral Internal Rotation and Medial Elbow Strain Evaluated by Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. March 2012;22(2):187.
  • Bica D, Armen J, Niceler B. Computerized Neuropsychological Testing in the Management of Sport-Related Concussion. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care, January/February 2012;4(1): 7-10.

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SPECIALTY CENTERS
  • Spine
    • The Spine Center are referred back and neck pain patients across the New England Sates.
  • Hand & Wrist
    • The Hand & Wrist center deals with both surgical and nonsurgical treatment of conditions and problems.
  • Joint Replacement
    • The Joint Replacement Center provides the most modern treatment options for knee, hip, and shoulder replacement
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
    • The Pediatric Orthopedic Center consist of three surgeons who specialize in the care of children.
  • Foot & Ankle
    • The Foot & Ankle Center involves clinical teams that specialize in foot and ankle surgery.
  • Shoulder & Elbow
    • The Shoulder & Elbow Center includes orthopedic surgeons and therapists who specialize in shoulder and elbow.
  • Sports Medicine
    • The Sports Medicine Center helps those with sports-related injuries recover quickly to return to activity.
  • Trauma & Fracture
    • The Trauma & Facture center works closesly together with Rhode Island Hospital's trauma specialists to identify injuries.
  • Oncology
    • Our orthopedic oncology center includes the expertise of a specialist in oncology and reconstructive surgery.
  • Cartilage Repair Center
    Cartilage Repair
    • The Cartilage Repair Center offers state-of-the-art treatment of joint cartilage lesions
  • Orthodirect for sprains, fractures, work accidents, sports injuries
    Ortho Direct
    • Ortho Direct treats patients with urgent orthopedic needs from sprains, fractures, work accidents & sports injuries.
Brochures & Journals
  • Back to Life Journal
    • Subscribe to our Back to Life Journal to read information on the latest advances on joint replacement, sports medicine, orthopedic problems and back and neck pain.
Home Remedy Book
  • Home Remedy Book
    • Have back or neck pain? Learn what causes symptoms and the home remedies that relieve pain. University Orthopedics mails out Home Remedy Books to residents throughout the New England area.
About Us

University Orthopedics in Providence, Rhode Island, is a regional referral center for patients with back and neck pain, joint pain, sports medicine problems, shoulder pain, hand problems, hip and knee pain, and foot and ankle injury. University Orthopedics utilizes fellowship-trained, sub-specialized physicians to treat a variety of orthopedic problems.

  • PROVIDENCE 1
    2 Dudley Street, Suite 200
    Providence, RI 02905
    Phone: 401-457-1500

  • PROVIDENCE 2
    100 Butler Drive
    Providence, RI 02906
    401-277-0790

  • MIDDLETOWN
    345 Valley Rd.
    Middletown, RI 02842
    401-457-1500

  • EAST GREENWICH
    1405 South County Trail, Building 5
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    Phone: 401-884-1177