About
Dr. Bruce Bever

Dr. Bruce Bever, DPM is a surgically trained foot and ankle surgeon in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Bruce Bever

Dr. Bruce Bever, DPM is a surgically trained foot and ankle surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. Through the course of his residency training, Dr Bever gained experience in the latest treatments for forefoot and rearfoot surgical procedures, clinical biomechanics, sports medicine, and cutting-edge nerve and soft tissue pain resolution.

Dr. Bever was raised on a small island on the west coast of FL, and he credits his upbringing near the ocean and sand to his mild demeanor. He was a professional photographer prior to returning to healthcare in 2011.

He is committed to providing the highest level of care for patients of all ages with foot and ankle pathology.

"The entire experience was excellent. Dr. Smielewski explained everything carefully and gave me very good care. The staff member that took my information was polite, friendly & thorough."

- G. L. M.


Dr Bever completed his undergraduate education at Rochester Institute of Technology, in New York; post baccalaureate course work at National University of Health Sciences, outside of Chicago; and completed his Doctor of Podiatric medicine degree at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

He went on to complete a 3-year residency program at Amita St Joseph Hospital of Chicago. While in residency Dr Bever completed rotations in specialties including Orthopedic Surgery, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, and Podiatric Microsurgery and Limb Salvage.

Dr. Bever has co-authored several research articles under Dr Edgard Rodriguez, DPM and has been published in the International Journal of Orthoplastic Surgery.

Education

  • DPM and BS degrees: 
  • BA degree: 
  • Residency: