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Kenan Arnautovic, MD, Neurosurgery, Memphis, TN, Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis

KenanArnautovicMDPhD, FAANS, FACS

Neurosurgery Memphis, TN

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Pituitary Surgery, Skull Base

Professor of Neurosurgery, Semmes-Murphey Clinic and Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

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  • Dr. Kenan Arnautovic is a neurosurgeon in Memphis, TN and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis, Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals, and University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He received his medical degree from University of Sarajevo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 23 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Bosnian and Croatian. He specializes in brain & spinal tumor surgery, neurosurgical spine surgery, pituitary surgery, skull base neurosurgery and is experienced in neurosurgical oncology.

Education & Training

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of MedicineResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1997 - 2002
  • University of Sarajevo Faculty of Medicine
    University of Sarajevo Faculty of MedicineClass of 1984, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • MS State Medical License
    MS State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2002 - 2022
  • AR State Medical License
    AR State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • Sarajevo County/ Bosnia-Herzegovina State Medical LicenceNeurosurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Extramedullary Intradural Spinal Tumors  
    Arnautovic A, Arnautovic KI, Contemporary Neurosurgery 36 (5); 1-8, 3/15/2014

Books/Book Chapters


  • Coordinator of Committees, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies 2021 - Present
  • Chairman, North American Chapter, South East Europe Neurosurgical Society 2019 - Present
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Chair, International Programs Committee 2017 - Present
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), 2nd Vice President 2019 - 2021

Professional Memberships

  • Member
  • Fellow
  • Member
  • North American Skull Base Society - NASBS
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society - SNS
  • Tennessee Medical Association - TMA
  • Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences - BHAAAS
  • Memphis Medical Society - MMS
  • Academy of Medical Sciences of Bosnia-Herzegovina - AMNUBiH
  • Tennessee Neurosurgical Society - TNS
  • Croatian Medical Association
  • Croatian Neurosurgical Society
    Honorary Member
  • Neurosurgical Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina
    Honorary Member
  • Member
  • South East European Neurosurgical Society (SEENS)
    Honorary Member
  • European Association of Neurological Surgery (EANS)
    International Member
  • Serbian Neurosurgical Society
    Honorary Member

Other Languages

  • Bosnian, Croatian

Hospital Affiliations