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Jeff Pettey
( out of 678 reviews )

Jeff Pettey, MD, MBA

Languages spoken: English, Russian

Clinical Locations

  • John A. Moran Eye Center

    801-581-2352
  • Redstone Health Center

  • Jeff Pettey, MD, MBA, is the Moran Eye Center Vice Chair of Education and an Associate Professor at the University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Pettey specializes in complex cataract surgery and complex anterior segment surgery as with post-traumatic eye injuries. He performs all forms of cataract surgery including premium lens technologies.

    Dr. Pettey has an active interest in health policy and since 2012 has participated in Capitol Hill visits to Utah’s congressional delegation in Washington D.C. He holds committee positions for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is the Chief of Ophthalmology at the Salt Lake City VA Hospital.

    Dr. Pettey is active in local and international ophthalmology outreach and has lectured internationally on the topics of ophthalmic education and ophthalmology outreach. He has worked in Micronesia, Honduras, Guatemala, Republic of Georgia, Nepal, Trinidad, and Tanzania. He is a founder and medical director of Moran’s surgical outreach arm, Operation Sight.

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    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 678 reviews )

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    February 28, 2023

    Dr. Pettey was very polite and explained everything in detail.

    February 28, 2023

    Excellent!!!

    February 23, 2023

    Very friendly and cared about any concerns or needs I may have.

  • Jeff Pettey, MD, MBA, is the Moran Eye Center Vice Chair of Education and an Associate Professor at the University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Pettey specializes in complex cataract surgery and complex anterior segment surgery as with post-traumatic eye injuries. He performs all forms of cataract surgery including premium lens technologies.

    Dr. Pettey has an active interest in health policy and since 2012 has participated in Capitol Hill visits to Utah’s congressional delegation in Washington D.C. He holds committee positions for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is the Chief of Ophthalmology at the Salt Lake City VA Hospital.

    Dr. Pettey is active in local and international ophthalmology outreach and has lectured internationally on the topics of ophthalmic education and ophthalmology outreach. He has worked in Micronesia, Honduras, Guatemala, Republic of Georgia, Nepal, Trinidad, and Tanzania. He is a founder and medical director of Moran’s surgical outreach arm, Operation Sight.

    Education history

    Professional Medical University of Utah Executive M.B.A.
    Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment, Academic Ophthalmology - University of Utah Fellow
    Residency Ophthalmology - University of Utah, Moran Eye Center Resident
    Internal Medicine Preliminary Year - University of Utah Intern
    Professional Medical Medicine - The Ohio State University College of Medicine M.D.
    Russian - University of Utah B.A.