Out of Area and Out of State New Patient Instructions:

At Seckin Endometriosis Center, we have a proven track record of dealing with the types of medical problems you are facing. We understand that traveling a long distance to have surgery, especially one with a doctor you may have never met in-person, can be a daunting decision. This is why we welcome your questions and concerns and are ready to help you do what is right for you. 

This section outlines the steps out-of-area patients traveling to New York City need to take to receive treatment from Seckin Endometriosis Center. If you are interested in exploring this possibility further, please follow the steps outlined below.

To get started, please provide us with a copy of your previous medical records, especially a copy of all previous operative reports, including blood work or lab tests done within the last six months and, if available, color copies of any pictures taken during the procedures. With your records in-hand, we can begin the process needed to put you back on the path to good health.

If you are not in possession of your records, please have your doctor send us a copy, especially copies of your previous operative reports, and color copies of any photos from any surgeries performed. Government regulations require your doctors to have  completed and signed a Medical Release Form before sending us your medical records. Download the Medical Release Form PDF, fill it out, sign it and send it. Your doctors will then send a copy of your medical records directly to us. 

Steps To Arrange Surgery With Seckin Endometriosis Center

Complete and submit the Review My Case Form, and our patient coordinator will call you within 48 hours. In the unlikely event you do not hear from our coordinator, the form may not have gone through. Please call her directly at 212-988-1444. Our patient coordinator will answer any questions you have about the practice and will walk you through the steps needed to set up an initial phone appointment with your surgeon.

Our office is located on 5th Ave and 68th NY, NY.
You may call us at 212-988-1444 or have your case reviewed by clicking here.

Complete, Review and Return The Following Documents:

Health History Questionaire >
Online Registration Form >
Notice of Privacy Practices >

If at any time you experience difficulties with the process, please call the office at 212-988-1444.

Once your records are received, our coordinator will contact you to schedule a date and time for you to call the office and speak directly with your surgeon, Dr. Seckin, about your case. The initial phone consult will help us better understand your particular medical situation and what treatment options we can offer you. If you decide to proceed, we will arrange for you to speak with our Surgical Scheduler, who will then discuss logistics of having surgery with Dr. Seckin as well as potential surgery dates, insurance coverage, hospitals, hotels, your anticipated length of stay. Please note that out of state patients undergoing surgery usually stay for approximately nine days.

If you are flying in to see us, JFK is the closest airport (just 30 minutes away). La Guardia (LGA) and Newark (EWR)‎ airports are other options. You can coordinate with a travel agent or find low-cost fares online. We strongly suggest you make hotel arrangements ahead of time. If you need to make arrangements for a rental car, this can be done through any of the major car rental companies.

If your surgery is on a Thursday, you should plan on the following schedule:

Fly to NYC on the prior Sunday
First pre-op appointment: Monday (usually lasts two hours)
If additional tests are needed, these will be scheduled on Tuesday
Second pre-op office appointment: Wednesday (allow two hours)
Surgery day: Thursday
Post-op appointment: Monday

If your surgery date is on a day other than Thursday, you will still follow the same schedule of appointments (although the actual days of the week will be different).

Depending upon the type of surgery performed, patients usually need a day to a week of post-operative recovery before they are ready to fly home.

 

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    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…

  • Jason Curry

    My wife had her laparoscopic excision surgery to remove endometriosis with Dr. Seckin on Jan 30, 2014. She doesn't write online reviews so I'm writing this on her behalf. I accompanied her with each office visit she had. The staff--Lucy and Kim, are very friendly, warm and professional. Dr. Seckin was excellent in every capacity. He spent a lot of…

  • Liz Filippelli

    He is an awesome doctor who saved my daughters life from debilitating endometriosis..she knew instantly upon awaking from surgery that she was better..that wad May and no complaints only praises for Dr. Wonderful Seckin!!

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    I was diagnosed with Endometriosis at 19. I saw several Endometriosis "Specialists" since then, had a few laproscopic surgeries to "remove" the endometriosis and continued to be in pain. I had a hysterectomy in 2012 and was told this would stop the pain once and for all. No such luck! Tired of spending days in bed with a heating pad,…

  • Lauren Rodriguez

    I researched and found Dr. Seckin after dealing with years of doctors who couldn't help me or refused to go the extra mile for their patients. I have to say I am truly blessed to have found such a compassionate and talented doctor. He is exquisite with everything he does, and both his team at the office and surgical team…

  • Kellya Vespa

    Dr. Seckin is a very skilled surgeon. There are not many doctors like him that truly understand the effects of endometriosis. I am lucky to have found him. The staff is wonderful too.

  • Meg Connolly

    Dr. Seckin truly LOVES what he does and cares about his patients from the bottom of his heart. My life has already changed in 3 weeks and I couldn’t be more grateful. Should I ever need another operation for endometriosis, Dr. Seckin will be the one to do it. I recommend him to anyone I come across with similar problems…

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    Dr. Seckin is an amazing Doctor he is very compassionate, caring and he will be honest with you. He's been my doctor for 19yrs and I am so grateful to have someone taking care of me that knows what he is doing and knows the best way to treat each and every situation. I would definitely recommend him and his…