Dr.Seckin's Endometriosis Blog


Dr. Karli Goldstein gives lecture at…

Endometriosis Foundation of America board member Dr. Karli Goldstein hosted a talk at the Yale School of Nursing on the importance of diagnosing endometriosis in its early stages. To an audience full…

Serin I Seckin, MD, is presenting…

Serin I Seckin, MD, is presenting on anti-mullerian hormone levels in women with ovarian endometriosis compared to women with peritoneal endometriosis at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine…

Stages of Endometriosis

There are a few different ways experts stage or categorize endometriosis during diagnosis or excision. Dr.Seckin explains the stages of endometriosis to SELF magazine:  

Padma Lakshmi sheds light on endometriosis

PERVASIVE PAIN What started as cramps at age 13 got progressively worse over time. “I was bedridden for several days a month with headaches, cramping, severe dysmenorrhea, nausea, numbness, lower…

Why does endometriosis go undiagnosed for…

Founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, Dr. Tamer Seckin, explains to ABC news that the toughest question to answer about endometriosis is “why does it take ten years to be properly…

Dr. Seckin explains why endometriosis diagnosis…

IS THE PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR PERIOD? It’s a simple question that’s hardly ever asked. “If that question is asked from the get-go,” says Dr. Seckin, “the disease can be…

World-Class Endometriosis Experts to Present at…

Endometriosis experts from around the world are scheduled to present their findings at the Endometriosis Foundation of America's 10th Annual Medical Conference 2019 in NYC on March 8 and 9, titled "Targeting…

Patient Day 2019: All The Details

Want to learn how to Live Your Best Life With Endo? You'll want to register for The Endometriosis Foundation of America's Patient Awareness Day 2019. For the second year in a row, the event will be held…

Beauty Queen After Endometriosis Surgery: 'I…
endometriosis, endo, heavy periods, cramps, birth control, ovarian cyst, Stage IV endometriosis, OB-GYN, miss world, beauty pageants, celebrities with endometriosis, celebs with endo, stars with endo, endometriosis surgery, excision surgery, endometrioma,

Nancy Randall has traveled the world to compete in beauty pageants.  She holds the sparkling crowns of Miss Rio de Janeiro 2003, Miss USA World 2004 and Miss New Orleans 2005. But perhaps the 38-year-old…

Google: 'What Is Endometriosis?' a Top…
endometriosis, endo, what is endometriosis, pelvic pain, hysterectomy, lena Dunham, Sarah Hyland, Halsey, surgery, endometriosis foundation of America

What is endometriosis? According to an annual report from Google, that was the third most searched health question of 2018, currently returning over 31 million results. "What is the keto diet?" and "What…

SeckinMD's Dr. Karli Goldstein Talks Diagnosing…

Seckin Endometriosis Center's Dr. Karli Goldstein knows endometriosis inside and out—and in a brand-new interview, she shares her top tips for making sure your gynecologist understands when your…

Fibroids and African American Women: The…

By the age of 50, an estimated 80 percent of African-American women will have developed uterine fibroids. The benign growths cause period pain, heavy bleeding and can hinder a woman's ability to conceive…

Dr. Seckin To Discuss Endometriosis at…
Tamer Seckin, endometriosis, endo surgery, endometriosis conference, MIT, endo research

On Friday, Sept. 28, Dr. Tamer Seckin will take the stage at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge to help kick off the university's medical conference, the Fourth Annual…

After Seven Hours of Surgery, 'I…
endometriosis, menstrual cycle, bad periods, stage IV endometriosis, excision surgery, adhesions, bowel resection, bladder, MRI, endo

Above, Dr. Seckin and Melissa Boudreau meet at Patient Awareness Day 2018 in NYC in March. "I instantly felt comfortable with him," she says.   Five botched surgeries in four years.  Melissa…

Dr. Seckin's Groundbreaking Surgery With Lung…
endometriosis, catamenial pneumothorax, lung collapse, ovulation, menstrual cycle, stage IV endometriosis, dr. tamer seckin, Lenox hill hospital, surgery, excision surgery

A life-changing and history-making surgery! Lenox Hill Hospital, a Northwell Health facility located in NYC, recently featured Dr. Tamer Seckin in a video that highlighted one of his most complicated…

Kidney Endo Patient: 'Dr. Seckin is…
ureteral endometriosis, endo, Stage IV, adenomyosis, kidney, hysterectomy, hydronephrosis

Update: The Washington Post recently covered this story in their Health & Science news. You can read the online version here.    Period pain. Ovulation pain. Searing back and leg pain.…

Endometriosis Surgeon Dr. Seckin and His…
frozen pelvis, endometriosis, adenomyosis, heavy bleeding, cysts, endometriomas, bad periods, endo, bowel resection, bowel endometriosis, Stage IV Endometriosis

After years of pain and suffering, Winnie Chan says she feels like a brand-new woman—and she has endometriosis surgeon Dr. Tamer Seckin and his handpicked team of surgical specialists to thank for…

I Feared My Surgery With Dr.…
Stage IV Endometriosis, endometriosis, laparoscopic excision surgery, ovarian cyst, endometrioma, heavy bleeding

I was sick as a dog when I stumbled on DrSeckin.com in January 2017.  I had shooting pains down both legs. Wearing skinny jeans meant suffering through stabbing pelvic pain. I was constantly nauseous.…

Why Everyone Needs To Support #LetsTalkPeriod
endometriosis, bowel endometriosis, rectal endometriosis, rectovaginal endometriosis, cul de sac endometriosis, endometriomas, Dr. Tamer Seckin, endometriosis excision specialist, killer cramps, heavy bleeding, adenomyosis,

You can help the next generation of women with endometriosis with a simple call or click. A brand-new bill introduced by Senator Sue Serino (R, C, I—Hyde Park) and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal…

A Happy Ending for this Adenomyosis…
adenomyosis, endometriosis, Stage IV Endometriosis, killer cramps, back pain, heavy bleeding, heavy periods, leg pain, sciatic pain

Three years. That's how long Christine Eboli says she spent virtually paralyzed from the symptoms of undiagnosed endometriosis and adenomyosis, a condition in which endometrial tissue grows into the uterine…

Actress Kym Jackson Shares Her IVF…

NCIS:Los Angeles actress Kym Jackson will never forget the moment she first heard the word endometriosis. It was June 2017, and Jackson, then 35, decided to be proactive about family planning and begin…

Hysterectomy Patient: Dr. Seckin Saved My…

It was January 2017 when Kelly Nappo realized that something had gone horribly wrong with her body. "My husband came home to find me on the bathroom floor," recalls Nappo, 39. As frightening as that moment…

A Complex Case: Thoracic Endo and…

For 23 years, Latia Lee struggled with periods so bad she would down double doses of Advil and Tylenol. She missed chunks of school and work every month and scheduled events and vacations around her period.…

This Mom-of-Two Cannot Thank Dr. Seckin…
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Casey Reckman can hardly believe her luck. For years, Reckman, 38, struggled with infertility while her body silently battled endometriosis. She was asymptomatic as she went to endless fertility clinic…

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