Dr. Fey was born and raised in Kentucky. He attended University of Cincinnati where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering. He worked in the biomedical industry for several years at Johnson & Johnson/Depuy Orthopaedics before returning to medical school at St. George's University in Grenada where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree. He completed a general adult psychiatry residency at Maimonides Medical Center where he was chief resident. His areas of interest include treatment of severe mental illness, community psychiatry, and LGBTQ+ psychiatry.