I am lucky that I found Dr Seckin

I am lucky that I found Dr. Seckin. He has changed my life. I look forward to telling my success story over and over again as no woman should ever have to endure so much to function like we should.

I was diagnosed with endometriosis at the age of 29. That is not where my story began with struggling with the pain. That began when I first started to get my period. My cramps were terrible. After seeing 12... Yes, 12 obgyn's to see what I could do for the pain, I finally found one who mentioned endometriosis. He performed the diagnostic laparoscopy and then pumped me full of Lupron. In the 10 years since I have had 4 more surgeries. With the most recent one in July of 2016 being the best one yet. Since I had Endo I researched the hell out of it. I have become a member of many different groups online for support and to learn new things or treatments.

I always heard of Dr. Seckin and even went to The Endometriosis Foundation of America's Blossom Ball as a volunteer a few years ago. I never thought Dr. Seckin was an obtainable Doctor. He was the main Doctor with the Endometriosis Foundation of America, how could he just accept walk in clients like me? Well, a few years later I decided to at least send him my records and see how it goes. I got his response " I read your case. Brittany from my office will assist you to see me. I will do my best to help you. Take care!" Within a day my first appointment was scheduled! I was so nervous, yet excited. My husband Rey and I sat across for Dr. Seckin explaining everything I go through and how I feel. Since I was more local than some other patients who fly in, he had time to get some tests done before we proceeded. Unfortunately, I have adenomyosis as well so since I wanted pain free, he told me that I would need a hysterectomy. He was standing and almost pacing as he knows this is a difficult decision to make as a 39-year-old, let alone tell her of this being the only thing. I decided enough is enough and let's move forward to scheduling the excision surgery along with the complete hysterectomy leaving just my ovaries. July 21, 2016 came fast... I was scared but ready even more so when Mother Nature wanted to give me one more cycle of pain 2 days prior to surgery. I had 13 endometriosis lesions removed along with my hysterectomy. Dr. Seckin and the rest of the staff at Lenox Hill were amazing. I was treated so nicely and everyone was helpful. As I left Dr. Seckin's office today I was reminded again that great people are everywhere looking to help others.

I am lucky that I found Dr. Seckin. He has changed my life. I look forward to telling my success story over and over again as no woman should ever have to endure so much to function like we should. To Dr. Seckin's staff, Brittany, Kim, and Lucy... You help all of us with your enthusiastic personalities and helpful disposition. Thank you all, I truly cannot thank you all enough. See you for my 6-month checkup!

 

-Amy O.

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  • Angela Aro

    I have struggled with endometriosis and adenomyosis since first starting my period at 13. I was diagnosed at 21 and what followed was a series of unsuccessful surgeries and treatments. My case was very aggressive and involved my urinary tract system and my intestines. After exhausting all of my local doctors I was lucky enough to find Dr. Seckin. We…

  • Emi O

    Seckin and Dr. Goldstein changed my life!

  • Kristin Sands

    Like so many women who have tirelessly sought a correct diagnosis and proper, thorough medical treatment for endometriosis, I found myself 26 years into this unwanted journey without clear answers or help from four previous gynecological doctors and two emergency laparoscopic surgeries. I desperately wanted to avoid the ER again; a CT scan for appendicitis also revealed a likely endometrioma…

  • Wilfredo Reyes

    Dr. Seckin literally gave my wife her life back. I am eternally grateful to him for his generous, determined spirit to see that Melanie finally live free from the prison bonds of Endometriosis.

  • Carla

    I am so grateful to Dr Seckin and Dr. Goldstein. My experience was nothing short of amazing. I was misdiagnosed with the location of my fibroids and have had a history of endometriosis. Dr. Seckin was the one who accurately diagnosed me. Dr Seckin and Dr. Goldstein really care about their patients and it shows. They listened to my concerns,…

  • Melissa Boudreau

    When I think of Dr. Seckin these are the words that come to mind. Gratitude, grateful, life-changing, a heart of gold. I feel compelled to give you a bit of background so you can understand the significance of this surgery for me. I am passionate about Endometriosis because it has affected me most of my life and I have a…

  • Jaclyn Harte

    Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein radically changed my quality of life. They treat their patients with dignity & respect that I've personally never seen in the literally 25+ doctors I've seen for endometriosis. This summer, I had a surgery with Dr. Seckin & Goldstein. It was my first with them, but my 5th endo surgery. I couldn't believe the difference,…

  • Megan Rafael Moreno

    I was in pain for 2 years. I was getting no answers, and because dr Goldstein and dr seckins were willing to see and treat me I'm finally feeling almost back to normal. They were very down to earth and helpful in my time of need. Dr Goldstein was easy to talk to and caring, she took care of me…

  • Nancy Costa

    Dr. Seckin is one of the best endometriosis surgeon. Every time I go to the office, he really listens to me and is always concerned about my issues. Dr Seckin's office staff are a delight and they always work with me. I feel I can leave everything to them and they will take care of it. Thank you to the…

  • Rebecca Black

    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…

  • Monique Roberts

    I'll never stop praising Dr. Seckin and his team. He literally gave me back my life.

  • Erin Brehm

    I had a wonderful experience working with Dr. Seckin and his team before, during and after my surgery. I came to Dr. Seckin having already had laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis 5 years prior, with a different surgeon. My symptoms and pain had returned, making my life truly challenging and my menstrual cycle unbearable. Dr. Seckin was quick to validate my…

  • Anita Schillhorn

    I came to Dr. Seckin after years of dealing with endometriosis and doctors who didn't fully understand the disease. He quickly ascertained what needed to be done, laid out the options along with his recommendation and gave me the time to make the right decision for me. My surgery went without a hitch and I'm healing very well. He and…

  • Nicholette Sadé

    Dr. Seckin brought me back to life! I am now 3 weeks into my recovery after my laparoscopy surgery, and I feel like a new and improved woman! Being diagnosed with Endometriosis, then 25yrs old in 2015, and discovering the severity of my case being stage 4, made me devastated. Dr. Seckin's vast knowledge of the disease, sincere empathy, and…