Meet Tamer Seckin, MD

tamer seckin, endometriosis surgeon, Dr.Seckin Tamer Seckin, MD, is a Board Certified gynecologist and laparoscopic surgeon in private practice in New York City, practicing at North Shore LIJ/Lenox Hill Hospital. He specializes in treating women with endometriosis. He is an internationally known specialist in minimally invasive advanced (laparoscopic) surgery, and is among a very limited number of gynecologic surgeons in the United States who is exclusively committed to the Deep Laparoscopic Excision of endometriosis.

In 2009, Dr. Seckin founded the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA), an organization that works to raise awareness and emphasize the critical value of surgical excision of endometriosis. The EFA is the first research and advocacy foundation organized by a private physician. Under his guidance as Medical Director, the EFA strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research.

In 2010, Dr. Seckin organized the first EFA Annual Medical Symposium: Stem Cells to Excision Surgery. It was followed by Sex and Endometriosis, Seriously; Endometriosis, The Next Generation; and The American Perspective. The annual medical conference brings together the top surgeons and scientists from around the world to speak and train the next generation of medical professionals. This same year, Dr. Seckin founded the Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS) in affiliation with the AAGL/SRS at North Shore/LIJ-Lenox Hill Hospital, where he is also the Clinical Instructor for Obstetrics & Gynecology.

In 2012, Dr. Seckin received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in recognition of his activities as a philanthropist and women’s health advocate and for his work establishing the EFA. He also was named one of America’s Super Doctors by The New York Times Magazine and he has received Lenox Hill Hospital’s Silver Star and Best Doctor awards.

Currently, Dr. Seckin is working with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research on a genetic research initiative to create the first endometriosis tissue bank in the United States. He is the treasurer and an executive committee member of the International Society of Gynecological Endoscopy (ISGE). He is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the European Society of Reproductive Endocrinology, the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy, The American Fertility Society, The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, The Society of Reproductive Surgeons, The New York Gynecological Society, and The Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

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Interview with Dr.Seckin

Dr. Seckin Introduction My name is Tamer Seckin. I have been practicing gynecology and advanced laparoscopic surgery exclusively for endometriosis and fibroids for the last 20 years in New York City. I am affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, and my office is located very close to the hospital in Upper East Side. When did you first become aware of and begin to treat deep Endometriosis? I had the pleasure of working with Dr. Harry Reich who has been known to be the pioneer in endometriosis surgery as well as laparoscopic hysterectomy. With Harry, I have discovered the technique of performing…

Awards & Recognition

2012 — Super DoctorsWas selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in New York and will be listed in the New York Times Magazine The selection process for Super Doctors is a rigorous multi-step process designed to identify physicians who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Doctors is a selective yet diverse listing of outstanding doctors, representing consumer-oriented medical specialties. 2012 — Ellis Island Medal of Honor Awarded to Americans who exemplify outstanding qualities in both their personal and professional lives, while continuing to preserve the richness of their particular heritage The National Ethnic…

In The Press
Lectures and Presentations

World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonisation Project: I. Surgical phenotype data collection in endometriosis research Christian M. Becker, Marc R. Laufer, Pamela Stratton, Lone Hummelshoj, Stacey A. Missmer, Krina T. Zondervan, G. David Adamson, for the WERF EPHect Working Group 1The complete alphabetical list representing the WERF EPHect Working Group is as follows: G.D. Adamson, C. Allaire, R. Anchan, C.M. Becker, M.A. Bedaiwy, G.M. Buck Louis, C. Calhaz-Jorge, K. Chwalisz, T.M. D'Hooghe, A. Fassbender, T. Faustmann, A.T. Fazleabas, I. Flores, A. Forman, I. Fraser, L.C. Giudice, M. Gotte, P. Gregersen, S.-W. Guo, T. Harada, D. Hartwell, A.W.…

Patent & Inventions

Click to enlarge SECKIN AQUA BLUE EXCISION TECHNIQUE - SABE Dr.Seckin’s unique and pioneering technique has been officially recognized by the US patent and trademark office. Applied to over 600 patients for recognition of early endometriosis lesions, this techique makes subtle endometriosis lesions more visible to the surgeon's eye. The technique is simple enough to perform by all laparosocpic surgeons in order to identify lesions that are otherwise invisible with regular laparoscopic direct light. By eliminating light reflection, yellow and red bands and more significantly creating retroperitoneal contrast, the Seckin Aqua Blue Technique aims to assist…

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Dr. Seckin Introduction My name is Tamer Seckin. I have been practicing gynecology and advanced laparoscopic surgery exclusively for endometriosis and fibroids for the last 20 years in New York…

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