Dr. Catherine Picken, MD, FACS
Head & Neck Surgeon, Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor
****When booking an appointment, please provide all insurance information to make your visit as accurate as possible**** Although a native of Illinois, Dr. Picken has lived and worked in Washington for over 20 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 coming to Washington as a clinical fellow at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Surgical Branch. After selecting Head and Neck Surgery as her career choice, she completed four years of residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center. During her early career, she served as the Chief, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Washington for four years before joining the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown full-time. She was with Georgetown University for over ten 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", Who's Who, and Best Doctor's in America. Currently, she serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgetown University Hospital.
Is this doctor in your insurance network?
- Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor
- Head & Neck Surgeon
- American Board of Otolaryngology
Education and training
- Georgetown University Medical Center (Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery)
- Medical School - Northwestern University, Doctor of Medicine
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (Fellowship)
- Northwestern University (General Surgery)
- American College of Surgeons
The Washington ENT Group
2440 M Street NW, Suite 620
Washington, DC 20037