Dr.Seckin's Endometriosis Blog


Marlene - Syosset, NY

When my daughter was 14, the universe tossed us into an ocean called Endometriosis. We were given no navigation, no survival tools. We didn’t even know the name of the ocean. At first, we drifted,…

Experiencing These Symptoms of Endometriosis? Here's…

Article by: by DANIELLE DIRECTO-MESTON | MYDOMAINE   Bloating, breast tenderness, and mood swings are often part of the routine during that time of the month, so it's no surprise that many…

Petitioning ACOG to Change the Standards…

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is being challenged by members of the endometriosis community, both patients and excision surgeons alike, in a new petition this week written by…

New Medical Textbook Focusing Solely on…

Endometriosis – A Concise Practical Guide to Current Diagnosis and Treatment Recently, our founder Dr. Seckin, along with a number of well-established physicians, contributed to a new medical textbook…

Definitive Surgery for Endometriosis after Completion…

By: Tamer A. Seckin | Serin Seckin | Harry Reich 4.8.1 Introduction and Background Endometriosis is a condition characterized by the presence of endometrial glands and stromal cells surrounded by reactive…

Lena Dunham, Dr.Oz Honor Endometriosis Doctor…

By SHEENA FOSTER NEW YORK CITY—On May 31, the American Turkish Society awarded Dr. Tamer Seckin for his accomplishments in surgically treating endometriosis and for raising awareness about the disease…

Dr. Seckin's Lecture on Uterine Abnormalities…

Earlier this month on May 5th, our founder, Dr. Tamer Seckin, spoke at the Global Congress on Hysteroscopy in Barcelona, Spain. This was the first ever meeting of the Congress that looked to discuss the…

Sheena W. Testimony: A Magical Surgery

I write this review two days after my extensive excision surgery with the incredible medical magician that is Dr. Tamer Seckin In March, after being diagnosed by a radiologist with a nearly…

National Infertility Awareness Week

Dear Infertility, Listen up! We have kept up a professional relationship for some time now. For the past few years, I have been working as a counselor and advocate with those whose lives you have impacted…

I had no idea it wasn’t…

The first step in diagnosing endometriosis is often getting the patient to recognize that her symptoms aren’t a normal part of menstruation. BY MARY ELLEN SCHNEIDER from endometriosisjourney.com…

Dr. Seckin Featured on SiriusXM Radio

An interview with Dr. Miriam Greene on her show “Dr. Radio: Sexual Health and Gynecology” This past Monday, March 13th, we had the pleasure of having our founder, Dr. Tamer Seckin featured…

Overcoming Infertility: Baring A Child While…

"It is incredible to think that the part of my body that caused me so much pain and heartache most of my life and the part that caused the most fear of not being able to carry a child, ended up being…

Awareness is Key to Battling Endometriosis:…

Lisa A. Goldstein — February 7, 2017 When a condition like endometriosis affects 176 million women worldwide –or 1 in 10 girls and women in the U.S. — but takes 10 years on average to…

5 Signs You Might Have Endometriosis

by Amy Marturana Abdominal pain, heavy periods, menstrual cramps, and painful sex just sound like some of the routine burdens of being a woman. Monthly pains and annoyances around menstruation are…

The Relationship Between Endometriosis, Inflammation and…

Inflammation is the body’s way of protecting itself from infection. In response to a virus or bacteria, the body makes white blood cells, which activate inflammatory cytokines that help protect…

Why is Endometriosis Painful

Most patients who have endometriosis struggle with the breathtaking pain that characterizes the disease. While pain is often associated with endometriosis, the exact reason why endometriosis is painful…

Public television Series Second opinion on…

Tune in today to Second Opinion (PBS) as Tamer Seckin, MD., founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) joins host Peter Salgo, MD. (nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding…

Teacher of the Year award from…

Thank you Lenox Hill Hospital OB/GYN Department for giving me the Teacher of the Year award. This award is not only reflective of my own work, but more importantly, the extremely hard work of all my residents.…

Endometriomas: What You Need to Know

Many top doctors came and presented at last month's Endometriosis Foundation of America's annual Medical Conference titled, Pursuing Precision with Passion. The controversies and challenges of treating…

8th Annual Blossom Ball - Highlights

8th annual Blossom Ball Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 A Gala Evening Celebrating the work of the Endometriosis Foundation of America EFA Blossom Ball 2016 8th Annual Blossom Ball Padma Lakshmi It’s…

Endometriosis Linked to Heart Disease in…

Gynecological condition may boost heart risk 60 percent; even more in young women, research suggests By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have…

Lena Dunham and Endometriosis: Expert Q&A

By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News After Lena Dunham, 29, star and producer of HBO’s “Girls,” told fans on Monday she is taking time off to rest due to her endometriosis, many wondered:…

The Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending…

Held at Lenox Hill Sat April 11-13th, 2015 Awareness Day The EFA’s 2015 Awareness Day gathered patients, loved-ones, educators, advocates and medical professionals to share experiences and…

An Interview with Dr. Tamer Seckin,…

​Dr. Tamer Seckin is a New York–based gynecologist and laparoscopic surgeon who specializes in treating endometriosis. He co-founded the Endometriosis Foundation of America with Padma…

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