Dr. Gattey is a former U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Nepal. He and his wife have raised their two sons in Oregon, attempting to instill values of compassion, volunteerism, and a dedication to challenging one's self. With an interest in foreign cultures, Dr. Gattey has traveled extensively teaching cataract surgery to trainees in developing countries. He currently serves as the Director of Comprehensive Ophthalmology and the Co-Director of International Ophthalmology at Casey Eye Institute. He serves on educational committees for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.