Dr. Gregory
Bever Jr.

Dr. Bever is a retina specialist who brings unique ocular oncology experience to West Michigan. He joins Dr. Aaberg as the only two retina doctors that specialize in eye cancer in West Michigan. Born and raised in Bay City, Michigan, Dr. Bever returns after gaining valuable experience across the U.S.

After graduating from Albion College, he went to medical school at Boston University. Following medical school, he completed ophthalmology training, retina training, and ocular oncology training at University of California, San Francisco.

As a surgeon, Dr. Bever has experience with many different forms of retinal disease, from wet macular degeneration, macular pucker, diabetic eye disease, and vein occlusions. He enjoys challenging diagnoses like choroidal melanoma, vitreoretinal lymphoma, and coat’s disease.


  • Albion College 2005-2009

  • Boston University 2009-2013

  • Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital 2013-2014

  • University of California, Ophthalmology Residency 2014-2017

  • University of California, Ocular Oncology Fellowship 2017-2018

  • University of California, Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship 2018-2020

What Our Patients Are Saying

” Dr. Bever was very thorough and explained everything completely. “

“Appreciated that Dr. Bever showed me the actual photos taken providing commentary. I have complete trust in this office and the expertise of Dr. Bever.”

“Dr. Bever explained my eye situation in a way that helped me to understand it better than any MD ever had before! I appreciate being given all the facts and being educated and just being a part of the decisions for treatment.”

“I would like to thank Retina Specialists, Doctor Bever, and all of the staff involved in the examinations and operation of my right eye.  All involved were knowledgeable, professional, and friendly in the performance of their part of the work.  I highly recommend Retina Specialists and specifically Doctor Bever.”