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Orthopaedic Surgery

Richard Allan Biama , MD

Empire Orthopedic Center
900 E Washington St Ste 200
Colton, CA 92324

(909) 882-5867

Overview

Dr. Biama graduated from Chico State University with a degree in accounting. After a short career as an accountant, Dr. Biama attended the University of California at Berkeley and Davis for his pre-med requirements. He then went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. After completing both an internship and a General Surgery Residency at the Highland Alameda County Hospital in Oakland California, he completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at Phoenix Orthopedics in Phoenix Arizona. Dr. Biama comes to Arrowhead Orthopaedics after seventeen years at Beaver Medical Clinic in Redlands, California. He is known for his commitment to quality clinical outcomes. Although he treats most orthopaedic injuries and disorders his specialty is in total joint replacement. When he is not taking care of his patients he can often be found volunteering his skills at Redlands East Valley High School's athletic department, or with the US Boxing Federation. He and his 16 year old son recently spent their vacation fishing in Alaska, Dr. Biama also enjoys snow skiing.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 42 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Victor Valley Global Medical Center
  • Redlands Community Hospital
  • Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center
  • Corona Regional Medical Center
  • Riverside University Health Sysem
  • St Bernardine Medical Center

Education and Training

Medical School
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Medical School Graduated in 1980

Main Location

Fax: (909) 950-3191
Website: www.empireorthopediccenter.net
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Other Locations

Arrowhead Orthopaedics
4234 Riverwalk Pkwy Ste 200
Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 977-2500

Fax:(951) 168-4167
Website:www.arrowheadortho.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Advanced Ambulatory Surgery Center
1901 W Lugonia Ave Ste 100
Redlands, CA 92374
(909) 557-1700

Fax:(909) 955-7173
Website:www.aascsurgery.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri6:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Orthopaedic Medical Group Of Riverside
4354 Latham St Ste 100
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 275-5888

Fax:
Website:www.omgnet.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health PrimeCare OAMC CA
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Excelcare
  • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA HMO Wholecare
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net CA Salud HMO Plus y Mas
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Health Net SmartCare Network HMO Large Group
  • Health Net SmartCare Network HMO Small Group
  • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC Signature Value Focus
  • UHC SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC SignatureValue Focus
  • UHC SV Flex Tier 3
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO