Co-founder of the EFA Padma Lakshmi talks about how her own personal suffering with the disease led her to start the foundation with excision surgeon Dr. Tamer Seckin, the first doctor to ever put a name and a cause to Padma's suffering. The EFA is devoted to public awareness, patient advocacy and of course research. Padma states, "Without research we are just flailing in the dark." Dr. Seckin exclaims, "Endometriosis is probably the least researched subject in women's health care in America!"
What is Endometriosis?
Endometriosis is a disease of menstruation when tissues of menstruation found elsewhere. It is associated with monthly…
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Dr. Tamer Seckin is a board-certified, advanced Laparoendoscopic Surgeon who specializes in the removal of endometriosis. Dr. Seckin is one of the few accredited gynecologic surgeons in the United States who has advanced training in the deep laparoscopic excision of endometriosis. His capability to execute the meticulous techniques required to sharply dissect and remove all the endometriosis – from superficial to deeply infiltrating disease – has seen a vast majority of his patients experience long-term relief with many experiencing no reoccurrence of the disease. Read More