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Seckin Endometriosis Center

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 872 5th Ave, New York, NY 10065US

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5on RateMDs, Jan 16, 2018
Dr. Seckin is the best Gynecologists I have ever seen (and I have been to plenty). After having my first surgery at 17 years old due to endometriosis I thought that if I ever needed another surgery it wouldn't be a problem. Fast forward 8 years, I was now living in New York and knew that I desperately needed another surgery, so I started the tireless search for a Gynecologists. I thought all hope was gone after having been turned away by doctors telling me that I was too young to have a second surgery (the same surgery I had when I was 17, and now I was 25). They would tell me that the risk was too great. Translation, they were not confident enough in their skills as surgeons.
It took me another 8 years before I found Dr. Seckin, he was my last hope, I was so tired of going to doctors that were not willing to help me and had made the decision that if he couldn’t help me then I would continue to suffer in silence. At the age of 33, I walked into Dr. Seckin’s office and in minutes was scheduling my next surgery. He discovered that I now had fibroid tumors. Sadly, after two years of relief they started to grow back causing me even more pain. At the age of 35, I asked Dr. Seckin to do something that he really didn’t want to do; that was to give me a hysterectomy.
We had a long talk about the surgery, about life, what I wanted for my future and even what he hoped my future could be. It was singularly the greatest conversation I had ever had with any doctor. I sat across from him wondering what he would decide, I think I was holding my breath as he silently thought about what I had said. Did he hear me? Did he understand how I felt? Would he be like all the other doctors and just tell me no? At the age of 35, I had a hysterectomy, my doctor, Dr. Seckin. He listened to me, he understood how I felt, and he was nothing like the doctors I had saw in the past. At the age of 35, Dr. Seckin gave me control of my life and my future. There is no greater gift, to me, that a doctor can give.
Tiffany A.
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5on Facebook, Jan 10, 2018
I just had my laparoscopy with Dr. Seckin & Dr. Goldstein. It's been 6 days. He told my mom and aunt I would feel different... After removing 20ish lesions and my appendix I DO feel different! This recovery is exhausting (I'm a busy body and have to slow down), but a piece of cake compared to the years of pain I've gone through. Today I woke up and actually felt pain free, energized and like me 7 years ago! It comes and goes and I'll nap after all this enthusiastiasm, but I cant thank the entire team enough. I'm excited to be hopeful. Xoxo more »
5on Facebook, Jan 06, 2018
It's hard to put into words how grateful I am for Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein. After nearly 15 years of being practically bullied into believing my painful periods were just a part of life by my previous physicians, I was officially diagnosed with endometriosis by my new and wonderful OBGYN, Dr. Wetzel in July of 2017.

The surgery in July ended up being just a diagnostic surgery due to the location of my endometrioma 'aka' chocolate cysts. I had a large chocolate cyst that was too close to my ureter and Dr. Wetzel was afraid removing it would cause damage to my kidney. During my post op appointment with Dr. Wetzel I had explained to him all the research I have done regarding doctors who specialize in excision surgery to treat endometriosis and how I would like to meet with Dr. Seckin. He agreed I needed to seek out a specialist and was happy to refer me to The Seckin Endometriosis Center.

I met with Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein in September and much to my amazement I didn't have to do much talking. Dr. Goldstein performed a pelvic ultra sound on me that Dr. Seckin stopped abruptly because I was in so much pain. All I could think to myself in that moment was how my previous gyno always dismissed the pain I was in during my yearly paps and told me that it was normal and just part of being a woman.

After the exam Dr. Seckin went over a series of questions with me. Questions no other doctors have EVER asked me. Dr. Goldstein also asked me a handful of questions and practically took the words right out of my mouth as I was describing my symptoms and how I was at the point where I can barely walk without debilitating pain and have a hard time even getting out of bed most days. It felt like I was stuck in quick sand and the harder I tried to move the more my body resisted.

I did a lot of researching, comparing and reviewing interviews with excision surgeons, along with watching all the nursing conferences I could find on the topic of endo and excision surgery. At 33 years old, single and childless I knew I could not afford to take a chance with another know it all clown doctor. �

Endometriosis put me in my place and what I needed was a skilled surgeon who knows what they're doing not someone to pacify me or blame my symptoms on false presumptions of period pain and endometriosis. �

I had my excision surgery with Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein on October 5, 2017. I'm just about 14 weeks post op and I can confidently say this was the best decision I have ever made for myself. Both Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein called me a few times during my post op recovery period and continuously reassured me they will be by my side and to never hesitate to contact them. I really don't know how to describe how comforting this makes me feel. I have made a few mistakes in my life and trusted the wrong physicians and this often resulted in me feeling foolish for even bothering to put one foot in front of the other. I now have the quality care I've been fighting for.

Finally, after all this time I have found two doctors who genuinely care about my health and well being and are taking me seriously. I will be forever grateful for Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein and their entire staff. I encourage any woman who is experiencing Endometriosis pain to not give up, this experience has been life changing for me and I'm so happy to have Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein in my corner. #riseup #Endometriosis #Seckinendometriosiscenter ����
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5on Facebook, Dec 14, 2017
Two weeks ago I had endometriosis surgery, cystectomy, and removal of my left ovary and Fallopian tube with Dr. Seckin & Dr. Goldstein. Three months ago I had no idea what endometriosis was, let alone that I was battling it myself. About 11 years ago I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. For 11 years I visited doctors, tried changing my diet, tried seeing a nutritionist, I tried getting acupuncture, etc. The gastrointestinal doctor wanted to put me on an antidepressant and anti anxiety medication. I was horrified! “But I’m not depressed I told him,” as he handed me the prescription.

My family and friends kept telling me I was just stressed and had a nervous stomach. And all I kept thinking was if I could just calm down, then all my stomach issues would disappear—not possible. When I walked into Dr. Seckin’s office he looked at me and said: “You should not have that pouch!” Just by looking at me Dr. Seckin knew something was not right. For years I had a “pouch.” My stomach and pelvis area were puffed out and people constantly asked if I was pregnant. But Dr. Seckin knew! He diagnosed me with endometriosis, did a sonogram and found 2 large ovarian cysts. One taking over my entire ovary. He explained to my husband and me how I needed surgery. He explained that he would most likely have to remove my left ovary because the cyst has taken over and how he would do everything he could to save “a good chunk” of my right ovary.

During my surgery, Dr. Seckin & Dr. Goldstein removed tons and tons of endometriosis, found 4 cysts-3 the size of tennis balls, 1 the size of a softball. They removed my left ovary and tube. They removed endometriosis off of my bladder and rectum. They also had to reconstruct my rectum because the endometriosis had penetrated it. (Ah ha!!!! Stomach issues caused by stress-they said?!? Well all those people were wrong!!)

All I can say is THANK GOD for Dr. Seckin and his “magic!” He did my entire surgery laparoscopically with Dr. Goldstein and his entire team. And after surgery Dr. Seckin & Dr. Goldstein walked out to speak to my family and told them he did not know how I was dealing with all this pain without complaining. They throughly explained how they performed the surgery and what they ended up finding inside of me. They explained thAt I was going to feel like a whole new person!

Due to the extent of my surgery, I had to stay in the hospital for 3 days after the surgery to recover and heal. Each day, Dr. Goldstein came in to check on me. Pushed me to walk, drink herbal teas, and to support me and my family. When she discharged me from the hospital she hugged me and my entire family! She is a true gem in the medical profession.

As I recover at home 2 weeks later i get teary eyed just thinking about how Dr. Seckin saved me. He is the most thorough doctor I’ve ever been to. He is confident and firm in his decisions. He does whatever he can to save female reproductive organs. Dr. Seckin goes above and beyond to help his patients get healthy again. He is a true lifesaver.

My husband and I, along with my entire family will be forever grateful for what Dr. Seckin and his team have done for me!
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5on Healthgrades, Dec 06, 2017
Dr Seckin and his entire staff show a level of caring and expertise that is lacking in today's medical field. Our 16 y/o daughter was very sick. He was able to explain what was going on ("No....you aren't crazy...your pain is real") and help her get better. We owe a lot to Dr Seckin and his staff and thank them from the bottom of our hearts. He helped us get our daughter back. more »
5on Healthgrades, Dec 06, 2017
My daughter has been sick for 2 years. She's lost out on everything, including school. She's seen 6 different doctors. When we finally saw Dr. Seckin he promised he would bring her back. He operated on her 11/16 and found endo in her appendix and elsewhere. He explained it all. The light in my daughter's eyes is finally back. I can't thank him enough. The staff is so kind and caring. more »
5on Healthgrades, Dec 02, 2017
Without Dr. Seckin I can confidently say I am scared to consider where our daughter might be.
At 14 she began to complain of odd symptoms we, or any other Dr. we visited, could not understand; m
igraines,a pain under her ribs, severe back pain, vomiting. Our daughter lost a lot in the 2 years since she started feeling the effects of endometriosis. Dr. Seckin saved her life and we do not have the words to adequately praise or thank him. more »
5on Facebook, Nov 27, 2017
Que me serait-il arrivée si je n'avais pas été prise en charge et opérée par Docteur Seckin ? J'ose à peine y penser... Il m'a réellement sauvé la vie et a donné la possibilité à ma fille de 7 ans de connaitre autre chose qu'une maman en souffrance.
Je le remercie ainsi que le Dr Goldstein du plus profond de mon coeur.
Much love from France
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5on Facebook, Nov 27, 2017
Que me serait-il arrivée si je n'avais pas été prise en charge et opérée par Docteur Seckin ? J'ose à peine y penser... Il m'a réellement sauvé la vie et a donné la possibilité à ma fille de 7 ans de connaitre autre chose qu'une maman en souffrance.
Je le remercie ainsi que le Dr Goldstein du plus profond de mon coeur.
Much love from France
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5on Facebook, Nov 27, 2017
Que me serait-il arrivée si je n'avais pas été prise en charge et opérée par le Docteur Seckin ? Je n'ose à peine y penser... Il m'a sauvé la vie réellement et il a permis à ma fille de 7 ans de ne plus voir sa maman en souffrance (depuis de tellement longues années).
Je le remercie lui ainsi que Dr Goldstein du plus profond de mon coeur.
Much love from France
Adrienne
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5on Healthgrades, Oct 03, 2017
I had surgery with dr. Seckin in 2016 after suffering reproductive issues for over 30 years. If only I had found him when I was younger!. His strides and accomplishments from his dedication to researching endometriosis have been unparalleled. His office is professional and attentive and I recommend it to any woman who is suffering. Since my surgery, my scars have healed well and internally I feel awesome! If you are suffering from painful periods, please visit Dr. Seckin.. more »
5on BirdEye, Oct 02, 2017
Doctor Seckin saved my life! I suffered from the onset of puberty at 8 years old. My periods were as heavy as miscarriages and the pain was great enough for me to miss school and work every month. I was put on birth control pills to control symptoms and it only served to regulate my period for a few years. I had two laparoscopies, One was a partial success and the other, years later, was a complete failure. I found Dr. Seckin in 2015, and my only regret is that I was not able to find him when I was much younger. His staff was very professional and he was very clear and to the point. I came from out of state, with the only mission to see Dr. Seckin and have him do my surgery. His staff was helpful in providing information, because frankly I didn't know anything at all. Most of the information I had received over the years was incorrect and incomplete. I must have called his office a hundred times and emailed as many. Once I had my surgery, I was even more impressed with Dr. Seckin and his resources. He consulted, as needed, with other surgeons, as my case ended up being one of the most serious cases. I have recovered fine and feel much better on a regular basis. My scars healed well and I followed his instructions and have internally healed very well. If you are having painful periods that might be endometriosis I implore you to see doctor said she can! more »
4.5on RateMDs, Oct 02, 2017
Dr. Seckin and his staff are professional and knowledgeable. I am so glad that I found Dr. Seckin and I know that he saved my life because I was at the end of my rope. I had been suffering with reproductive issues including heavy painful periods since I was eight years old. Each and every method of controlling symptoms including two failed laproscopies and insensitive advice like drink tea and use a hot water bottle had brought me closer to the brink. Dr. Seckin dedicated his career to researching and curing endometriosis and it definitely shows in the first visit. He was able to give more information and help me understand what I was going through. Most importantly, he was able to fix it! Since my surgery in 2016, I have been only doing better. I recommend Dr. Seckin to any woman who is suffering from painful periods, or having fertility issues that might be related to endometriosis. more »
5on Facebook, Sep 30, 2017
From my daughter, Kristina Rippe.
One year ago today Dr. Seckin quite literally saved my life. I had been suffering with Endometriosis since I was 16. The pain was becoming unbearable and was st
arting to every aspect of my life. I couldn't eat anything without feeling like I was going to be sick. The pain radiated down my leg and made it hard to walk sometimes. I would go weeks without sleeping. I had one doctor tell me my appendix ruptured (which it didn't) and several other doctors tell me that they understand it is Endometriosis but "just deal with the pain its not that bad". I also had a doctor tell me at 26 years old that I should just get a full hysterectomy. When I finally found Dr Seckin the pain was so bad that just looking at his website made my cry. "to the woman who has been misdiagnosed for decades. Yes, her pain is real. No, she is not crazy. Yes, there is hope". After he examined me he said that the endometriosis has caused a mass of scar tissue that was impeding on my other organs and needed to be removed right away. One year ago today I went in for my 7 hour surgery. He came out and immediately told my mom it was one of the worst cases he has seen. Mind you he has been doing this for more then 3 decades. I write this because I think its important that we release you should never judge what someone else is going through. If I had one more person tell me "oh I had bad cramps to" or "just eat healthier you will be fine" I think I would have just lost it. No one could have predicted what was happening inside me. My body was literally rejecting itself. This diseases effects so many women and to pretend you can even imagine what they are feeling is just not fair. You would never go up to a cancer patient and say oh your pain is fine you can just live with it.
One year later I am feeling like a new person. I did not think this was going to be possible and I owe it all to this amazing man that finally took the time to listen to me and help me. If anyone is ever feeling like this they need to speak up. I never want anyone to feel the way I felt for years of my life.
I also want to take the time to sincerely thank everyone that supported me and helped me through not only the pain but the major recovery that came after. I am so lucky to have the most amazing family and friends. My Husband Mitch A Rippe spend countless sleepless nights dealing with me. My mother Rita Corbett stood by my side every single step of the way. There is no way in hell I could have survived this without her. I just can't thank them enough.
This has been an interesting journey. I can't wait to see what this pain free life still has I store for me
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5on Facebook, Sep 29, 2017
I am so thankful for Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein. I had surgery today and as painful as it is right now physically , I feel so much better mentally. I honestly wish I would’ve met Dr seckin years ago when I was first diagnosed with endometriosis at 22(I’m now 32).This was my fifth surgery for endometriosis the last was a hysterectomy and I know it all
Could’ve been avoided if I met him years prior. I am truly grateful for him and Karli. They truly saved my life.
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5on Facebook, Sep 07, 2017
One week ago today, I was just coming out of surgery with Dr. Seckin, Dr. Goldstein and their amazing team at Lennox Hill. I've been struggling to find the words to describe how it feels to have my life back. Despite surgery being longer and slightly more complex than originally anticipated, they literally identified and fixed a significant amount of problems that hadn't been caught by my previous laparoscopy surgeon a year ago. My level of pain, exhaustion, nausea, vomiting, bleeding, and depression grew so severe after my first operation that I was essentially housebound. I lost my job and often thought that my situation was hopeless. I never imagined that I would be this person - so sure of the fact that there IS hope. Even though I had just had surgery, everyone in my life was shocked at how good I looked - within hours they had transformed me back to myself. Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein gave me more attention and care in the past month than I've received from multiple doctors over the past year. They, along with their office staff, truly care about their patients. My only regret would be not seeing them sooner! The minute I walked into the office and met everyone, my husband and I knew that we were in the right place. Run, don't walk, to see them! more »
5on Healthgrades, Jun 16, 2017
Dr. Seckin performed surgery on me in April 2017. I am feeling tremendously better; like a new woman. His expertise and professionalism is unparalleled and I will continue to retain him as my doctor for follow-up appointments. more »
5on Google, Jun 14, 2017
Prior to meeting Dr. Seckin and reading his book, “The Doctor Will See You Now”, I knew little to nothing about endometriosis. I was led to believe that endometriosis was not a serious condition. I was told that the pain could be managed by taking the “pill”. I was told that the cysts on my ovaries were harmless. I was told that an ablation would be the best option for controlling my pain and the clotting I experienced with my heavy periods. Because my doctor did not specialize in endometriosis and was not skilled enough to properly treat it, I endured a 5 hour surgery and a 4 week recovery just to remove my right ovary due to a cyst. A post sonogram, 6 weeks after my surgery, showed my ovary was still there, including the cyst. The explanation I received from my OBGYN was that there was too much scar tissue to take the entire ovary, that the scar tissue adhered everywhere- my rectum, kidneys, colon, intestines, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. He actually said it was a good thing he did not try to perform a hysterectomy otherwise he could have done permanent damage to my other organs. He also advised that unless it was absolutely necessary I should not have any further surgeries in the future.
Dr. Seckin did what my doctor could not. He performed a radical hysterectomy and using his cold scissor technique removed all the endometriosis. It is now 4 weeks later and I feel great. My recovery took about 1 week. I no longer have any pain, my periods are gone and I owe it all to Dr. Seckin. If you are suffering or your teenage daughter is suffering with heavy periods, pain, clotting or even infertility, regardless of your age, I would highly recommend consulting with Dr. Seckin and reading his book. He is wonderful, his staff is wonderful and it may change your life.
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5on Google, Jun 01, 2017
Fast forward 5 years to find out incidentally I had a failing kidney. My left kidney was only functioning at 18%. During this time, I was preparing all my documents to send to Dr. Seckin to review. However, with this new information I put everything on hold and went to a urologist. After a few months, no one could figure out why I had a blocked ureter and a ureteral reimplantation surgery was scheduled and completed.

Just when I thought I found the answers, I started getting the symptoms again. About 3 months post op, I got my first post surgery period and I thought I was going to die. It only got worse. Each month increased my level of chronic pain, bladder urgency, swelling in my joints (pretty much whole body), thigh and hip pain, increased frequency of heartburn, increased frequency of migraines, extreme fatigue yet chronic insomnia, anxiety, weight gain and really the list goes on.

I’ve seen 25+ doctors in the last 6 years and tested for over 30 diseases to find a solution to my problem. After I had to leave my job, I became a full time patient with each month getting worse. My periods put me out of commission for at least a week each month. After my period, I felt okay until I started to ovulate and my hormones changed, everything progressed downhill until after the next period. I’d always speculated and believed this whole thing was from my endometriosis doctor. But, every single doctor told me it couldn’t be. I thought I was losing my mind.

Then I read Dr. Seckin’s book. There is another patient in his book who had very similar kidney problems. I knew I had to make an appointment.

It took about 2 months to get an appointment. Going into the appointment, I was incredibly nervous. Thankfully my husband was with me but he really doesn’t know the stress caused by each failed doctors appointment. He wasn’t with me while I sat in the parking lot and cried after each appointment feeling like a complete failure.

Prior to my appointment, I had a pelvic MRI. He is the first doctor to ever have me do this. Over the years, I endured countless tests, procedures and bloodwork, but this was the first MRI. He was able to have my results by the time of my appointment. Since we live out of state, we wanted to make sure we could get everything done in a short amount of time.

During my appointment, he called us into his office and spoke with us for a while about my medical history and my medical records. Then he did an exam and reviewed the MRI results. That’s when he paused and my heart stopped.

He reported that most of my issues are stemming from the endometriosis and endometriomas but I also had adneomyosis. I’d never heard of that before and no one ever mentioned it. The only cure for adenomyosis was a hysterectomy and he could excise the endometriosis.

I also had to have a urology surgeon and a gastrointestinal surgeon in my procedure because of my extensive issues. We had to coordinate with all the doctors but it worked out great.

Kim and Dr. Seckin’s team is fantastic. I can’t say nice enough things about them!

My surgery was on March 31, 2017. From the first moment I woke up, I felt a huge relief in my abdomen. I can’t even really explain it to you. It’s like this infectious thing was finally removed. Despite the pain from the surgery, I immediately felt better. That’s how painful and chronic my pain has been for the past 5 years. I spent 1 night in the hospital. Dr. Seckin removed my uterus only and excised the endometriosis.

I am now 8 weeks out and I can’t even tell you how amazing I feel. The migraines haven’t subsided completely but the frequency decreased. 90% of my symptoms are gone. My belly finally deflated and my energy is going back up. I walked every day after my surgery. Even the day after. I can’t emphasize that enough. I truly believe the walking, despite being awful some days, helped tremendously with the pace of my recovery.

Dr. Seckin saved my life.
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5on Healthgrades, Jun 01, 2017
Dr. Seckin saved my life. I am 8 weeks post op and feel incredible. Thank you more »
5on Facebook, May 31, 2017
I was first diagnosed with Endometriosis in 2012 after suffering from a miscarriage and an inability to get pregnant again. I was having constant urinary problems which I always though were UTI’s but everytime I went to my old doctor, he said it wasn’t. After a few months of going back to him for the same reason, he suggested I have a Laparoscopy to see if I might have Endometriosis. I really didn’t know much about it so I agreed if it would help me with the chronic bladder problems.

It was determined I had “stage 2” endometriosis and was told the lesions were taken care of and I should be fine moving forward. I never heard anything else about it.

About 6-9 months after my first surgery, I started having all sorts of health problems. I was diagnosed with celiac disease and Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism and put on all sorts of vitamins prescribed by an integrative doctor. My symptoms never improved and I kept going to different doctors to find an answer.

Fast forward 5 years to find out incidentally I had a failing kidney. My left kidney was only functioning at 18%. During this time, I was preparing all my documents to send to Dr. Seckin to review. However, with this new information I put everything on hold and went to a urologist. After a few months, no one could figure out why I had a blocked ureter and a ureteral reimplantation surgery was scheduled and completed.

Just when I thought I found the answers, I started getting the symptoms again. About 3 months post op, I got my first post surgery period and I thought I was going to die. It only got worse. Each month increased my level of chronic pain, bladder urgency, swelling in my joints (pretty much whole body), thigh and hip pain, increased frequency of heartburn, increased frequency of migraines, extreme fatigue yet chronic insomnia, anxiety, weight gain and really the list goes on.

I’ve seen 25+ doctors in the last 6 years and tested for over 30 diseases to find a solution to my problem. After I had to leave my job, I became a full time patient with each month getting worse. My periods put me out of commission for at least a week each month. After my period, I felt okay until I started to ovulate and my hormones changed, everything progressed downhill until after the next period. I’d always speculated and believed this whole thing was from my endometriosis doctor. But, every single doctor told me it couldn’t be. I thought I was losing my mind.

Then I read Dr. Seckin’s book. There is another patient in his book who had very similar kidney problems. I knew I had to make an appointment.

It took about 2 months to get an appointment. Going into the appointment, I was incredibly nervous. Thankfully my husband was with me but he really doesn’t know the stress caused by each failed doctors appointment. He wasn’t with me while I sat in the parking lot and cried after each appointment feeling like a complete failure.

Prior to my appointment, I had a pelvic MRI. He is the first doctor to ever have me do this. Over the years, I endured countless tests, procedures and bloodwork, but this was the first MRI. He was able to have my results by the time of my appointment. Since we live out of state, we wanted to make sure we could get everything done in a short amount of time.

During my appointment, he called us into his office and spoke with us for a while about my medical history and my medical records. Then he did an exam and reviewed the MRI results. That’s when he paused and my heart stopped.

Could he help me or was this just another wasted visit?

He reported that most of my issues are stemming from the endometriosis and endometriomas but I also had adneomyosis. I’d never heard of that before and no one ever mentioned it. The only cure for adenomyosis was a hysterectomy and he could excise the endometriosis.

Relief? At this point, I’ve been so skeptical in the past but this time my gut felt like it was right.

We scheduled my surgery for 8 weeks later so I could save money for the surgery. Dr. Seckin is Out of Network for our insurance but his office worked with us to make sure my insurance paid for some and then discussed the cost. My husband and I decided it was worth every penny.

I also had to have a urology surgeon and a gastrointestinal surgeon in my procedure because of my extensive issues. We had to coordinate with all the doctors but it worked out great.

Kim and Dr. Seckin’s team is fantastic. I can’t say nice enough things about them!

I started selling stuff out of our house and my closet to save money for the procedure. If you need ideas or help getting money for your surgery, let me know and I can give you some ideas.

My surgery was on March 31, 2017. From the first moment I woke up, I felt a huge relief in my abdomen. I can’t even really explain it to you. It’s like this infectious thing was finally removed. Despite the pain from the surgery, I immediately felt better. That’s how painful and chronic my pain has been for the past 5 years. I spent 1 night in the hospital. Dr. Seckin removed my uterus only and excised the endometriosis.

We stayed at the JW Marriott which is close to everything. I am fortunate that we cashed out all of our Marriott rewards points to stay for 10 nights. A few nights before to get everything ready and 5 nights after.

I am now 8 weeks out and I can’t even tell you how amazing I feel. The migraines haven’t subsided completely but the frequency decreased. 90% of my symptoms are gone. My belly finally deflated and my energy is going back up. I walked every day after my surgery. Even the day after. I can’t emphasize that enough. I truly believe the walking, despite being awful some days, helped tremendously with the pace of my recovery.

Dr. Seckin saved my life. My quality of life before him was decreasing and this disease was stealing my life from me. If he believes he can help you, he probably can. My follow up appointment is in 2 weeks and I am looking forward to sharing my success story.

Thank you Dr. Seckin. Thank you. From the bottom of my heart.

Rebecca B.
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5on Facebook, May 31, 2017
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5on Google, May 11, 2017
I'll never stop praising Dr. Seckin and his team. He literally gave me back my life. more »
5on Facebook, Mar 16, 2017
As much as I don't like posting personal info it is endometriosis month and a disease my daughter suffers with. She is in the hospital now and ended up with complications and a 2nd emergency surgery.
It's been a tough week. Dr Seckin, a leading endo specialist and her doctor is a special, caring person who I am forever grateful for. I can't ever thank you enough for your care of her.
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5on Facebook, Mar 16, 2017
As much as I don't like posting personal info it is endometriosis month and a disease my daughter suffers with. She is in the hospital now and ended up with complications and a 2nd emergency surgery.
It's been a tough week. Dr Seckin, a leading endo specialist and her doctor is a special, caring person who I am forever grateful for. I can't ever thank you enough for your care of her.
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Tamer Seckin, MD, is a Board Certified gynecologist and internationally renowned specialist in minimally invasive laparoscopic endometriosis surgery. He is in private practice in New York City with more than 30 years of experience. Dr. Seckin is the co-founder and medical director of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, and has dedicated his life to the understanding and treatment of this little-known disease.more »

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