Senator Jeffrey Klein - EFA Medical Conference 2015

Senator Jeffrey Klein - EFA Medical Conference 2015

EFA’s Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending Endometriosis Starts at the Beginning


EFA Medical Conference 2015

The ENPOWR Award

Padma Lakshmi


Our next recipient is just an angel to the Endometriosis Foundation of America. Several years ago we got a phone call from someone in Senator Jeffrey Klein’s office, he is a New York State Senator up in the Bronx area, just out of the blue. This person said that Senator Klein was interested in doing something for the adolescents in his area and beyond because he saw that there was a great need. He was wondering if I would like to find out more about his district and he could find out more about our organization.


Long story short, Senator Klein and I met and then we wound up going all the way to Albany and talking to a lot of his colleagues, and really, just even going on the senate floor, which by the way was a coup for me, I had never been up to the state capital building, it is a beautiful building. He managed to lobby a lot of his co-senators, women and men from many districts to get behind an initiate for…

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    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…

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    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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