Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Christopher G. Pelic, M.D.
Associate Dean of Students, College of Medicine
(843) 792-2063 phone
(843) 792-4262 fax
Dr. Pelic is currently on faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina as an Associate Professor in Psychiatry. He has served as a course and clerkship director in the past as well as the Associate Dean of Student Affairs in the College of Medicine. Dr. Pelic has also been active as the Training Director for the Combined Neurology/Psychiatry Residency. On the clinical side, he is the medical director of the adult inpatient psychiatric service at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Hospital and has done consult work on medically ill psychiatric patients. He plays an integral role on several departmental and College of Medicine Committees.
Dr. Pelic completed his undergraduate work at Notre Dame and medical school training at the University of Toledo. He completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is board certified in Psychiatry and has a sub-specialty certification in Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation Liaison Psychiatry). Dr. Pelic is also licensed to prescribe Buprenorphine.
During medical school he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) and serves as the local chapter Councilor. He has received several teaching awards including several Golden Apple Awards. In addition, he received the 2005 Faculty Excellence Teaching Award for the best teacher in the second year of medical school.
Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Adult inpatient psychiatry, psychiatric consultation with complex medical and surgical patients, substance use disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), TMS in the inpatient psychiatric setting