Prof Kenan Arnautovic, MD, PhD

Prof Kenan Arnautovic, MD, PhD


Memphis, United States of America

Professor Kenan Arnautovic was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. He grew up and completed his education in Sarajevo including elementary school, middle school and Medical Faculty. He graduated from the Medical Faculty, University of Sarajevo as the top student of his class. He did his internship in Sarajevo and, in part, Sinsheim-Heidelberg, Germany. He completed his Master’s degree in neurosurgery on the topic of spinal trauma and his PhD on Chiari I malformation in adults.

Professor Arnautovic did two residencies in neurosurgery. His first was done at the Department of Neurosurgery, University Clinical Center Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The second residency in neurosurgery was done at the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas. He trained neurosurgery under renowned neurosurgeons Professors Ossama Al-Mefty, Gazi Yasargil, Glenn Pait, Rick Broop and Ali Krisht. Professor Arnautovic is a Board Certified neurosurgeon – diplomat of The American Board of Neurosurgery.

Professor Arnautovic is currently an attending staff neurosurgeon at Semmes-Murphey Clinic since 2003. He serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee in Memphis.He has published extensive in Neurosurgery Peer Review Journals and his articles made three front covers of the most prestigious journal, The Journal of Neurosurgery. His special interests include skull base neurosurgery, complex spine surgery and general neurosurgery.

He is a member of a number of neurosurgical professional societies such as Tennessee Medical Association, Southern Neurosurgical Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Skull Base Society, and North American Spine Society. Professor Arnautovic is a founding member of BosnianHerzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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