Michelle's BowelEndometriosis Surgery

I have undergone numerous treatments and three surgeries. My last surgery was still unsuccessful and a nodule was discovered in my rectum that doctors said could not be removed. I began to accept that my chances of having children and living life normally were unrealistic.

I am 32-year-old woman who has suffered with endometriosis since the age of 14. For many years I've lived with excruciating pain and was desperate enough to try medications from Lupron to Percocet, various forms of birth control, and any procedure with the promise of curing my symptoms and pain. Relief if any was temporary and eventually my pain would return and grow progressively worse. I have undergone numerous treatments and three surgeries. My last surgery was still unsuccessful and a nodule was discovered in my rectum that doctors said could not be removed. I began to accept that my chances of having children and living life normally were unrealistic.  

I found Dr.Seckin during an internet search and read about his successes with endometriosis patients and felt compelled to give a doctor one last shot. When I met Dr. Seckin, he made me feel comfortable and safe and after a thorough examination and review of my medical history, he was confident he could help me. He asked many questions but also shared a lot about the surgery he was recommending including the risks involved but also the possibility of a cure. 

Several weeks ago, Dr.Seckin, Dr. Heymann, and their team of professionals performed my surgery which involved cyst removal, ovary, and fallopian-tube treatment along with bowel reconstruction. For the first time since I can remember, I can say that I’ve experienced pain-free days and although the recovery process will take time and i’m not out of the woods yet, I am thankful to Dr.Seckin, Lucy, Kim and the rest of the staff for being so caring, kind, and professional and for providing me a new found hope. It is refreshing to know that doctors like him are still out there.

Sincerely,
Michelle

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  • Rachel Grobman

    Dr.Seckin is so much more than a surgeon. His passion for helping endometriosis sufferers and determination to improve the quality of life in all of his patients is undeniable. I remember when my gynecologist first told me I needed a laparoscopy. Her exact words were "I can do the surgery, but if you were MY daughter- I'd send you to…

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  • Grace Larsen

    After years of excessively painful periods, a serious loss of quality of life, and a series of uninformed and uninterested doctors, Dr. Seckin and Dr. Goldstein turned my life around. I was told I woke up from my surgery almost a year ago with a smile on my face, and I haven't stopped since. Before I heard of Dr. Seckin,…

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    Dr Seckin and his team gave me back my life! Tomorrow will be 1 month since my surgery and I feel great. Dr. Seckin, Dr Liu, and Dr Goldstein are not only beyond words talented and amazing Doctors, but they are also genuinely wonderful and caring people. I cannot say enough great things about Holly, Asiye and Kim as well.…

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    Dr. Seckin and his staff spared me from years and years of heavy periods and unbearable endometriosis pain. After having surgery with him (my first) I can now function like a regular human. No more eating NSAIDs like candy and calling out sick from work. Thank you, Dr. Seckin!