My very first visit with Dr. Seckin was very eye opening

My very first visit with Dr. Seckin was very eye opening. He took time to sit with me and discuss the different types of fibroids and how he was able to go in laparoscopically to remove them. I really appreciated the amount of time he took with me because I remembered coming out of the office and more than 45…

I had been going through IVF for a little bit over a year when I decided to switch doctors. Friends of mine had recommended a terrific doctor on the East Side in Midtown, and on my very first visit he was able to identify one of the issues why I was not getting pregnant. I had started to get fibroids a couple of years earlier but as far as I knew they were growing very slowly and my last fertility doctor didn’t think they were an issue. My new doctor did. He detected that one of them was large enough and it was literally in the center of my uterus. He reffered me to Dr. Seckin. He mentioned his wife had had a very successful laparoscopic hysterectomy with Dr. Seckin and he was recommending that I consider removing my fibroids laparoscopically before moving forward with IVF treatments

My very first visit with Dr. Seckin was very eye opening. He took time to sit with me and discuss the different types of fibroids and how he was able to go in laparoscopically to remove them. I really appreciated the amount of time he took with me because I remembered coming out of the office and more than 45 minutes had passed, so right away I knew he was the right doctor.

The entire process up to and including surgery was the same way. Dr. Seckin patiently explained what the surgery entailed and even suggested some YouTube website so I could watch actual laparoscopic myomectomy being performed, which believe it or not was a big help.

The day of surgery I was extremely nervous waiting for my turn. Right before I was wheeled into surgery, Dr. Seckin assured me that everything would be fine, and it was. The surgery went very well. And what was even more amazing was that my incisions healed extremely well. I couldn’t believe it. The very next day after surgery I was in some pain of course, but I was up and walking around and within a couple of weeks my incisions were pretty much healed. One of the incisions was through my belly button and I was nervous about Dr. Seckin having to reconstruct it but it looks the same as it did before.

I’m still going through IVF treatments. It turns out I have other issues besides my fibroids but at least my fibroids are one less thing for me to worry about, thanks to Dr. Seckin.

M. Aleevski
Astoria, NY

 

Reviews

  • Kim Molinaro

    Kim Molinaro

    Prior to meeting Dr. Seckin and reading his book, “The Doctor Will See You Now”, I knew little to nothing about endometriosis. I was led to believe that endometriosis was not a serious condition. I was told that the pain could be managed by taking the “pill”. I was told that the cysts on my ovaries were harmless. I was…

  • Rebecca Black

    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

    Monique Roberts

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

  • Erin Brehm

    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

    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…