Dr. Krystyna N. Graham, Au.D.

Dr. Graham received her Doctor of Audiology degree from Gallaudet University, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Florida State University. As a graduate of Gallaudet University, Dr. Graham is proud to be able to provide services in American Sign Language and approaches audiology healthcare with respect for the values of Deaf culture. She is a compassionate and thorough clinician who practices a patient-centered approach to audiological and vestibular healthcare that is tailored to the needs of the patient. She has completed training in a wide variety of clinical settings including, the National Institutes of Health - Audiology Unit, the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, and has served our nation's Veterans as an Audiology Doctoral Extern in the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.

Dr. Graham is skilled in the administration of a broad spectrum of diagnostic methods for the comprehensive evaluation of hearing and balance disorders in children (age 6+) and adults. She is passionate about continuing education and prides herself on remaining abreast of the most up-to-date evaluative methods and the latest advancements in hearing aids and assistive listening technology.

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Catherine Picken, MD

Dr. Catherine Picken, MD


Dr. Picken has lived and worked in Washington DC for over 30 years. She graduated summa cum laude from Knox College in Galesburg Illinois, and then graduated from Northwestern University Medical School. She completed her internship and two years of residency in General Surgery at Northwestern before becoming a clinical surgical fellow at the NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. After selecting Head and Neck Surgery as her career choice, she completed four more years of residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center.

During her early career, she served as Chief, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Washington, DC for four years before joining the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery at Georgetown full time. She was with Georgetown University for over 10 years prior to entering private practice. Dr. Picken received numerous awards while at Georgetown, including teaching awards, a Special Citation for Clinical Excellence, and recognition in the hospital’s Gallery of Service Excellence every year since it was instituted. She has been cited in Washingtonian magazine’s “Top Doctors” in every edition since 1996, Who’s Who, Best Doctors in America, Checkbook Magazine, and in the new “Super Doctors of Washington DC” published in the Washington Post. She has served on the Board of Directors of Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Picken has gained recognition in the community for her experience and expertise in nasal and sinus problems including polyps, tumors and complex revision sinus procedures; evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders; and management and surgery of head and neck tumors including salivary gland tumors, thyroid and parathyroid tumors, cervical lymph node tumors, and oral, throat and voicebox tumors. She is an excellent resource for second opinions and ENT wellness advice.

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Patient Testimonials

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5/5 Based on 19 Reviews

“This was my first visit to an audiologist outside of the military, and my experience was out of this world. I don't normally write reviews, but I had to share with the world how wonderful Dr. Graham is. Her bedside manner is unmatched and her skill set and overall persona is outstanding. A true professional!”

~ November 9, 2017

“Krystyna is absolutely fantastic! She ran both my appointments as a true professional, was more thorough than any other audiologist I have ever seen, and maintains a unique ability to connect with patients. I cannot recommend her more.”

~ October 6, 2017

“[Dr. Graham] is very knowledgeable and personable. She explained the results of my hearing test in a way that could be easily understood.”

~ October 9, 2017

“I took my 96 year old dad for an exam. It was a last minute exam. She was very patient, professional and informative. She even went above and beyond to get him an appointment with an ENT across the hall to further assist us. We were quite pleased with all of the individuals who worked with my dad.”

~ September 20, 2017

“My visit was great! A thorough, caring physician.”

~ December 21, 2017

“Krystyna explained everything really well and made me feel comfortable.”

~ October 23, 2017

“Dr. Graham is an AMAZING doctor!! She is caring, thorough and EXTREMELY knowledgeable about the ear!”

~ July 27, 2017

“Thankfully, I won't need to see Dr. Graham again, but if I did, I might not be writing this review... She's such a gem: I wouldn't want to share her with the world! She made me feel comfortable and she patiently and clearly explained all of the procedures as we went through them. Can't recommend enough.”

~ July 21, 2017

“Krystyna Graham, Au.D. is very knowledgeable and patient. She never rushes me and I feel she'd take all the time needed. I like her a lot and highly recommend her.”

~ July 13, 2017

“Very professional. Relatable. Explained processes and gave a detailed evaluation.”

~ June 26, 2017

“Krystyna is highly professional and knowledgeable, but also friendly. She explains as much as you want, and takes time to answer questions.”

~ June 20, 2017

“Dr. Graham is great! Great bedside manner. I would most definitely recommend Dr. Graham.”

~ June 15, 2017

“Terrific and excellent in all respects. A true professional! I would highly recommend her!<”

~ May 17, 2017

“Audiologist Dr. Krystyna Graham is excellent. After very thorough testing, Dr. Graham fitted me with Oticon hearing aids, which have really helped me hear better, especially in noisy social settings. She also patiently explained how to sync my hearing aids with my iPhone and iPad. Dr. Graham works closely with Dr. Catherine Picken, who is an outstanding ENT physician, and together they make a wonderful team. I highly recommend both!”

~ May 13, 2017

“I had a routine hearing test and Dr. Graham was totally professional and had excellent bedside manner. She explained everything she did, which made me feel very comfortable. I would recommend Dr. Graham without hesitation.”

~ April 28, 2017

“I was in DC from out of town and was able to get an appointment to be fitted for custom ear protectors right away. I got a second appointment as soon as the ear protectors arrived so Ms. Graham could make sure they fit properly and that I knew how to use them. She was very professional and pleasant, took a lot of time with me.”

~ March 11, 2017

“The doctor was very professional and I love the way she took her time to diagnose my ears.”

~ February 9, 2017

“She is simply the best.”

~ January 30, 2017

“Excellent service. Dr. Graham was incredibly personable, and great to deal with. Would highly recommend.”

~ January 9, 2017

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