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Endometriosis Excision Specialists

Our endometriosis specialists work with patients to understand symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for endometriosis.

Tamer Seckin, MD

tamer seckin, endometriosis surgeon, Dr.SeckinDr. Seckin is an endometriosis specialist and women’s reproductive health advocate. He has been in private practice for over thirty years at Lenox Hill Hospital with a team of highly skilled personnel. Dr. Seckin specializes in advanced laparoscopic procedures, and is recognized for his expertise in complex cases of deep infiltrating endometriosis of the pelvis. He is particularly dedicated to performing fertility preserving surgeries on cases involving the ovaries. He has developed patented surgical techniques, most notably the “Aqua Blue Excision” technique for better visualization of endometriosis lesions. His surgical techniques are based on precision and micro surgery, emphasizing organ and fertility preservation, and adhesion and pain prevention. Dr. Seckin is considered a pioneer and advocate in the field of endometriosis.

 

Founder of Endometriosis Foundation of America

Endometriosis Foundation of America Logo In 2009, Dr. Seckin co-founded the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound), the first advocacy foundation organized by a practicing physician to raise awareness and emphasize the critical value of early diagnosis and surgical excision treatment of endometriosis. Under his guidance as Medical Director, the EndoFound strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research.

 

Author of Recognizing & Treating Endometriosis

Author of Recognizing and Treating EndometriosisIn 2016, Dr. Seckin wrote and published his first full-length book, The Doctor Will See You Now: Recognizing and Treating Endometriosis. His book is written at a level that everyone with a connection to endometriosis can relate to and understand, particularly patients with endometriosis but also doctors who might lack the training necessary for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Ready for a Consultation?

Our endometriosis specialists are dedicated to providing patients with expert care. Whether you have been diagnosed or are looking to find a doctor, they are ready to help.

Our office is located on 872 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10065.
You may call us at (646) 960-3080 or have your case reviewed by clicking here.

Educator & Lecturer

Endometriosis Lecture Dr.Seckin In 2010, Dr. Seckin organized the first EFA Annual Medical Symposium: “Stem Cells to Excision Surgery.” It was followed by several other symposiums, including: “Sex and Endometriosis,” “Seriously; Endometriosis,” “The Next Generation; Endometriosis” and “The American Perspective on Endometriosis.” The annual medical conference brings together top surgeons and scientists from around the world to train the next generation of medical professionals. Also in 2010, 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.

 

Researcher

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.

 

Awards & Recognition

The New York Times, Best Endometriosis Doctor

  • 2019 – Patients Choice Award - Best Endometriosis Surgeon

  • June 2016 – Teacher of the Year
    Presented by Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • 2012 – Top Endometriosis Doctors
    Was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in New York and 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 are a selective yet diverse list of outstanding doctors, representing patient-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.

  • 2011-2012 — Best Doctor For Endometriosis Award
    Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America award.

  • 2009 - Silver Star Award
    Presented by Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • 2008 - Patients Choice Award

  • 2006 - President’s Award Presented by Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

    Ellis Island Medal of Honor

     

    Ready for a Consultation?

    Our endometriosis specialists are dedicated to providing patients with expert care. Whether you have been diagnosed or are looking to find a doctor, they are ready to help.

    Our office is located on 872 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10065.
    You may call us at (646) 960-3080 or have your case reviewed by clicking here.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Cancer-Associated Mutations in Endometriosis without Cancer

Michael S. Anglesio, Ph.D., Nickolas Papadopoulos, Ph.D., Ayse Ayhan, M.D., Ph.D., Tayyebeh M. Nazeran, M.D., Michaël Noë, M.D., Hugo M. Horlings, M.D., Ph.D., Amy Lum, B.Sc., Siân Jones, Ph.D., Janine Senz, B.Sc., Tamer Seckin, M.D., Julie Ho, M.H.A., Ren-Chin Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Vivian Lac, B.Sc., Hiroshi Ogawa, M.D., Basile Tessier-Cloutier, M.D., Rami Alhassan, M.D., Amy Wang, Yuxuan Wang, B.Sc., Joshua D. Cohen, B.Sc., Fontayne Wong, B.Sc., Adnan Hasanovic, M.D., Natasha Orr, B.Sc., Ming Zhang, Ph.D., Maria Popoli, B.Sc., Wyatt McMahon, Ph.D., Laura D. Wood, M.D., Ph.D., Austin Mattox, B.Sc., Catherine Allaire, M.D., James Segars, M.D., Christina Williams, M.D., Cristian Tomasetti, Ph.D., Niki Boyd, Ph.D., Kenneth W. Kinzler, Ph.D., C. Blake Gilks, M.D., Luis Diaz, M.D., Tian-Li Wang, Ph.D., Bert Vogelstein, M.D., Paul J. Yong, M.D., Ph.D., David G. Huntsman, M.D., and Ie-Ming Shih, M.D., Ph.D.

New England Journal of Medicine, May 11, 2017 Vol. 376 No. 19

N Engl J Med 2017; 376:1835-1848 May 11, 2017 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1614814

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5555376/

 

How do adolescent girls and boys perceive symptoms suggestive of endometriosis among their peers? Findings from focus group discussions in New York City

Jhumka Gupta,1 Lauren F Cardoso,2 Courtney S Harris,1 Arielle D Dance,3 Tamer Seckin,4 Nina Baker,4 and Yvonne O Ferguson5
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5988150/

 

Analysis of menstrual effluent: diagnostic potential for endometriosis

Laura A. Warren, Andrew Shih, Susana Marquez Renteira, Tamer Seckin, Brandon Blau, Kim Simpfendorfer, Annette Lee, Christine N. Metz† and Peter K. Gregersen
Molecular Medicine201824:1
https://doi.org/10.1186/s10020-018-0009-6
https://molmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s10020-018-0009-6

 

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. Horne, M.L. Hull, L. Hummelshoj, M.G. Ibrahim, L. Kiesel, M.R. Laufer, K. Machens, S. Mechsner, S.A. Missmer, G.W. Montgomery, A. Nap, M. Nyegaard, K.G. Osteen, C.A. Petta, N. Rahmioglu, S.P. Renner, J. Riedlinger, S. Roehrich, P.A. Rogers, L. Rombauts, A. Salumets, E. Saridogan, T. Seckin, P. Stratton, K.L. Sharpe-Timms, S. Tworoger, P. Vigano, K. Vincent, A.F. Vitonis, U.-H. Wienhues-Thelen, P.P. Yeung Jr., P. Yong, and K.T. Zondervan.

Fertility & Sterility, 2014 August 21
//www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(14)01336-3/abstract?cc=y

 

"Single site ovarian suspension (SSOS), Seckin® technique, for endometriosis surgery of pelvic sidewalls and retroperitoneum"

Tamer Seckin1, Sultan Ozkan2, Ali Akdemir2, Serin Seckin3
1 Hofstra University Medical School, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
2 Ege University Medical Faculty, Departmant of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Izmir, Turkey
3 Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

"Loss of ARID1A Expression Is an Early Molecular Event in Tumor Progression from Ovarian Endometriotic Cyst to Clear Cell and Endometrioid Carcinoma"

Ayhan A., Mao TL., Seckin T., Wu CH., Guan B., Ogawa H., Futagami M., Mizukami H., Yokoyama Y., Kurman RJ., Shih IM.

International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 2012 Sep 12
PubMed link: //www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22976498

 

"Rare case of ovarian cystic lymphangioma"

Journal of minimally invasive gynecology, 17:1553-4650, 2010 Jan-Feb
Tomer Singer; Gilad Filmar; Susan Jormark; Tamer Seckin; Michael Divon

 

"Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia."

Caglar, H., Tamer S. and Hreshchyshyn, M.M. Obstetric Gynecology. 60:346-349, 1982

 


Medical Publications

Hysteroscopy

Tinelli, Andrea, Alonso Pacheco, Luis, Haimovich, Sergio “Hysteroscopic Findings in the Endometriosis Patient”

Springer International Publishing, Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-57558-2, eBook ISBN

978-3-319-57559-9, 2018 By: Tamer A. Seckin, Amanda Chu, and Stephanie Baum

 

Endometriosis – A Concise Practical Guide to Current Diagnosis and Treatment

Liselotte Mettler, Ibrahim Alkatout, Jörg Keckstein and Ivo Meinhold-Heerlein.

Kiel, Villach and Aachen, May 2017 https://www.karlstorz.com/cps/rde/xbcr/karlstorz_assets/ASSETS/3491505.pdf

“Definitive Surgery for Endometriosis after Completion of Family Planning”

By: Tamer A. Seckin | Serin Seckin | Harry Reich

 

Practical Manual for Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Gynecological Surgery

Lisolette Mettler, Goentje Peters, Tamer Seckin, Bruno van Herendael, Ibrahim Alkatout

“Suturing and Ligature Techniques at Laparoscopy” Practical Manual for Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Gynecological Surgery, Second edition, Pages 111-120

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., 2013.

 

Atlas of Operative Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy, Third Edition

Reich, H., Reich, JM., Seckin, T.,

“Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Including for Advanced Endometriosis with Rectosigmoid Disease.” Atlas of Operative Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy, Third Edition. Ed. Donnez, J. Abingdon, England: Informa Healthcare, 2007. 93-112.

 

State of the Art Atlas and Textbook of Laparoscopic Suturing

Reich, H. and Seckin, T. “Reich Modification of the McCall Culdoplasty to Prevent and/or Repair Prolapse During Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.” State of the Art Atlas and Textbook of Laparoscopic Suturing. Ed. Jain, N. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., 2006.

 

Genital Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence

Orbuch, I. K., Reich, H. and Seckin, T. “Does the Way Hysterectomy Is Performed Make a Difference? How to Prevent Prolapse at the Time of Hysterectomy.”

Genital Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence, Vol. 4. Ed. Gomel, V. and van Herendael. London, England: Taylor & Francis, Inc., November 2007.

Ready for a Consultation?

Our endometriosis specialists are dedicated to providing patients with expert care. Whether you have been diagnosed or are looking to find a doctor, they are ready to help.

Our office is located on 872 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10065.
You may call us at (646) 960-3080 or have your case reviewed by clicking here.




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