Dr. Pejic is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist in New Orleans. He graduated from Tulane University with honors in Cell and Molecular Biology and Tulane School of Medicine. He was completing his internship in psychiatry at Charity Hospital when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. Dr. Pejic went on to become Chief Resident in the post-Katrina years and completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at University Hospital-New Orleans.
Currently, Dr. Pejic is Medical Director of Atlas Psychiatry and Atlas TMS Center in New Orleans, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at LSU School of Medicine. He has a strong general psychiatric practice and specializes in treating patients with treatment resistant depression, medically complex cases, and addiction. Dr. Pejic, has a collaborative style and innovative approach to mental health treatment that patients find appealing.
Dr. Pejic also lectures in the community and at Tulane and LSU Medical Schools about psychopharmacology, business in medicine, neuroscience, neuropsychiatry, addiction medicine and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
Dr. Pejic hosts “Questions from the Waiting Room”- a show that explores the broad terrain of human emotion and experience. Patients submit private questions that they would like to ask a psychiatrist. Dr. Nick refers to these conversations as “the psychiatry of everyday life.”
Dr. Pejic loves running in Audubon park, playing pick-up basketball games, skiing, playing the guitar, following the stock market, rooting for the Saints and keeping up with the latest advances in his field.