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Severe stage 4 endometriosis involving my ovaries and…

It’s been almost eight months since I had my surgery with Dr Seckin and his team for severe stage 4 endometriosis involving both ovaries and my bowel. I went to five different well known doctors…

Thank you for changing my life

Dear Dr. Seckin, I was going to buy you a card to express my thanks for all you have done, but I knew there would not be enough room in it for what I would like to say. I was always told to give credit…

Suffered from deep infiltrative endometriosis

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…

Padma Lakshmi sheds light on endometriosis

PERVASIVE PAIN What started as cramps at age 13 got progressively worse over time. “I was bedridden for several days a month with headaches, cramping, severe dysmenorrhea, nausea, numbness, lower…

Infertility

OVERVIEW What is Infertility? Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child. Patients struggling with infertility will be unable to get pregnant, even after having carefully timed unprotected…

Endometriosis
Understanding Your Endometriosis

OVERVIEW What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a female disease in which endometrial-like tissue is found outside of the uterus. Endometriosis lesions are characterized as estrogen-dependent, benign,…

Bowel Endometriosis Surgery and IBS
Center of Bowel Endometriosis

Overview Endometriosis can spread to a variety of locations, and one of the major reasons why patients are not satisfied with their endometriosis surgery is because there are times when their bowel symptoms…

Endometriosis Surgery - Treatment To Remove Endometriosis

OVERVIEW What is the best way to perform surgical treatment for endometriosis? Endometriosis Excision Surgery, also, known as Laparoscopic Deep-Excision Surgery, is the gold standard of endometriosis…

Stages of Endometriosis

OVERVIEW What are the stages of endometriosis? Endometriosis is classified into four stages; I-minimal, II-mild, III-moderate, and IV-severe. Staging has been defined by the American Society for Reproductive…

Deep Excision Surgery, The Gold Standard of Endometriosis…

OVERVIEW What is the best surgical method to relieve endometriosis? Removal of endometriosis is most successful with endometriosis deep excision surgery, performed by a skilled specialist, to relieve…

How to Find an Endometriosis Specialist

By Beth Levine Medically Reviewed by Kacy Church, MD   Few gynecologists have the skills and training to diagnose or remove endometriosis — chances are, you will have to search for…

Is there a relationship between endometriosis and egg…

OVERVIEW Endometriosis is a disease where tissue resembling the lining of the uterus grows elsewhere in the body. The condition affects around 176 million women worldwide [1] and around half of these…

Mary's Endometriosis Journey

I am four months post op with Dr. Seckin. I just re read my journey pre op and I truly realize how much my life has changed in these few months. I can confidently say the surgery was a huge success. Remembering…

When is Endometriosis Surgery an Emergency?

Endometriosis is a chronic estrogen-dependent disease which is defined as the localization of endometrial glandular and stromal cells outside the uterine cavity. Lifelong management should be planned…

Why does endometriosis go undiagnosed for as long…

Founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, Dr. Tamer Seckin, explains to ABC news that the toughest question to answer about endometriosis is “why does it take ten years to be properly…

Dr. Seckin explains why endometriosis diagnosis is delayed…

IS THE PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR PERIOD? It’s a simple question that’s hardly ever asked. “If that question is asked from the get-go,” says Dr. Seckin, “the disease can be…

World-Class Endometriosis Experts to Present at Medical Conference

A who's who of endometriosis experts from around the world are scheduled to present their findings at the Endometriosis Foundation of America's 10th Annual Medical Conference 2019 in NYC on March 8 and…

Patient Day 2019: All The Details

Want to learn how to Live Your Best Life With Endo? You'll want to register for The Endometriosis Foundation of America's Patient Awareness Day 2019. For the second year in a row, the event will be held…

A Happy Patient's Open Letter to Dr. Seckin

Dear Dr. Seckin, My painful periods started in my teenage years. Gradually, I began to miss school, college and family functions chronically. Year by year the pain increased, as did my use of painkillers.…

Endometriosis of the Appendix

OVERVIEW What is appendiceal endometriosis? Endometriosis is defined as the growth of tissue resembling the endometrium or the lining of the uterus, outside the uterus. This usually occurs in or around…

Why Endometriosis Can Return Even After Surgery

OVERVIEW Endometriosis can sometimes return after surgery. However, in subsequent surgeries, it may be difficult to tell whether new endometriosis lesions have formed or the surgeon left some lesions…

Ever Wonder: Was My Endometriosis Surgery Unsuccessful?

Overview The post-operative experience following endometriosis-related surgery can vary wildly from one person to the next, but why? While laparoscopic excision surgery remains the most effective surgical…

Beauty Queen After Endometriosis Surgery: 'I Feel Much…
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Nancy Randall has traveled the world to compete in beauty pageants.  She holds the sparkling crowns of Miss Rio de Janeiro 2003, Miss USA World 2004 and Miss New Orleans 2005. But perhaps the 38-year-old…

After Three Surgeries in Ten Months This Patient…

  Patient E James. and her parents share their gratitude for Dr. Seckin in these heartfelt open letters.  My Storyby E. James. I started my period just after I turned 11. My periods weren’t…

Google: 'What Is Endometriosis?' a Top Search Term…
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What is endometriosis? According to an annual report from Google, that was the third most searched health question of 2018, currently returning over 31 million results. "What is the keto diet?" and "What…

SeckinMD's Dr. Karli Goldstein Talks Diagnosing Endometriosis with…

Seckin Endometriosis Center's Dr. Karli Goldstein knows endometriosis inside and out—and in a brand-new interview, she shares her top tips for making sure your gynecologist understands when your…

Meet Dr. Karli Goldstein Endometriosis Specialist
Meet Dr. Karli Goldstein

Meet Dr. Karli Goldstein Dr. Goldstein is a Gynecologic surgeon who completed her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. During this time, she trained extensively in endometriosis surgery with Dr. Seckin.…

Why Endometriosis Makes Periods So Painful - What…

OVERVIEW What is dysmenorrhea? Dysmenorrhea is the scientific term used to describe painful periods. There are two types of dysmenorrhea [1]: primary dysmenorrhea and secondary dysmenorrhea. The former…

Do You Wonder: Was My Endometriosis Surgery Unsuccessful?

The post-operative experience following endometriosis-related surgery can vary wildly from one person to the next, but why? While laparoscopic excision surgery remains the most effective surgical treatment…