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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