Out of State & International New Patient Instructions:

For out-of-state and international patients seeking surgery at Seckin Endometriosis Center, we offer an expedited (but never rushed!) treatment plan to accommodate your situation. These patients must commit to a one-week stay in New York City. Please note, depending on the type of surgery performed, patients usually need one day to one-week of post-operative recovery time before they are ready to return home. This week-long visit will usually entail:

  1. Initial consultation with Dr. Seckin

  2. Pre-operative appointment

  3. Second pre-operative appointment

  4. Surgery

  5. Post-operative appointment.

Steps To Arrange Surgery With Seckin Endometriosis Center

1. Contact our office to speak with a New Patient Coordinator

  • Over the phone: Call our office to speak with a New Patient Coordinator. You may contact us at (202) 988-1444. 

    OR
  • Review My Case: Please submit an inquiry through our online platform and we will review your case details. A New Patient Coordinator will call you within 24 hours of your initial inquiry. To have your case reviewed by an SEC physician click here.

2. Send us your medical records. An SEC physician will review your documents.

You will need to provide us with a copy of your previous medical records, particularly operative reports (if applicable), including blood work and/or lab tests done within the last six months, and, if available, color copies of any images taken during these procedures. Please include any previous diagnoses, current medications, and past surgeries, if applicable. 

Please note, if you are not in possession of your records, you may have your primary care physician send us the aforementioned documents. Government regulations require patients to complete a Medical Release Form before their doctor can forward medical records to another physician. Please submit a completed Medical Release Form PDF to your doctor and your medical records will be sent directly to us.

3. Complete, review, and return the following documents to SEC. These may be faxed or emailed. 

Planning your visit to Seckin Endometriosis Center 

If you are flying in for your visit, JFK is the closest airport, approximately 30 minutes from our office. La Guardia (LGA) and Newark (EWR)‎ airports are also viable options. We strongly suggest you make hotel arrangements in advance. For hotel and accommodation recommendations, please contact our office directly. 

A tentative surgery schedule is outlined below. We advise that you schedule your trip accordingly, as to minimize the duration of your visit. Precise dates may vary, but generally your schedule will read as follows: 

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

Sunday: Arrive in New York City 

Monday: First pre-op appointment (allow two hours)

Tuesday: This day is reserved for additional testing, if necessary

Wednesday: Second pre-op office appointment (allow two hours)

Thursday: Surgery day

Monday: Post-op appointment

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  • nikoletta pados

    I am a physician who suffered from deep infiltrative endometriosis. I needed laparoscopic surgery, so I went to see my former gynaecologist and he performed the procedure (a surgery which he supposedly does hundreds of times a year) last November. I had severe pain again when I had my period in January and was advised to go on taking a…

  • 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,…

  • Nicole Novakowski

  • Jacqueline Galindo

    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.…

  • Anna Lu

    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!

  • Sheena Wright

    I underwent surgery with Dr. Seckin in 2017 and have felt like a new woman ever since. If you have, or suspect you have endometriosis, Dr. Seckin and his compassionate team of surgeons and staff are a must-see.