David Bica, DO, CAQ
David Bica, DO, CAQ is a board certified family physician with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. He specializes in primary care sports medicine focusing on both medical illness as well as injury. 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.
He went on to complete his family medicine residency and sports medicine fellowship at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine in Greenville North Carolina. After residency and fellowship he served as faculty at East Carolina University where he worked directly with residents and medical students.
In addition to serving as a physician with Affinity Sports Medicine and East Greenwich Spine and Sport, he is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Brown University Alpert School of Medicine. Dr. Bica continues his emphasis on medical education as he works directly with residents and medical students at the Family Care Center at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in Pawtucket Rhode Island. Dr. Bica also is the Curriculum Director for the Brown Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Bica also serves as the Chairman of the education committee, Vice-President and President-Elect for the Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians.
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.