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Testimonials: Patients tell their own stories

To date, Dr.Seckin has performed over 3,000 advanced laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis patients using his unique excision technique. These procedures have been life changing experiences for many.

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Living with constant pain and suffering from endometriosis

Living with constant pain and suffering from endometriosis

Menoka M - New York - Jan, 2017

Living with constant pain and suffering from endometriosis sounds extreme, but sadly that's the life a person with endometriosis lives. Going into the ER just because the pain is so bad walking or simply standing is tough. My journey to…

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Stage 4 Endometriosis

Stage 4 Endometriosis

Natina S. - New York - Nov, 2016

It was April 2016 when I was first informed by an OBGYN who was an endometriosis specialist that I potentially had "stage 4 endometriosis" not knowing what that meant and being told that I had to undergo surgery as soon…

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Just Two Small Words to Express so much Gratitude

Just Two Small Words to Express so much Gratitude

Sumran K - New York - Jan, 2017

Dear Dr.Seckin, I hope you are well. I have almost recovered fully from the operation. I just wanted to say  Just two small words to express so much gratitude.   Other Testimonials: J.LEW - NEW YORK, NY (Endo)metriosis, like…

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Revealed moderate endometriosis

Revealed moderate endometriosis

YYF - Great Neck, New York - Oct, 2016

Words cannot describe our gratitude and respect for Dr. Seckin. My wife and I struggled with infertility for five years. After multiple rounds of failed IVF, we decided to switch fertility specialists. Our new reproductive physician had suspicions of endometriosis…

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My journey for answers began in 2014

My journey for answers began in 2014

M. Oxios - Levittown,NY - Sep, 2016

My journey for answers began in 2014. At the time I started to have very painful ovulations. More than the usual twinge of pain that goes away after a few hours these pains lasted for 1-2 days.  I went to…

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This is my own story. My experience. My take.

This is my own story. My experience. My take.

J.Lew - New York, NY - Sep, 2016

(Endo)metriosis, like any disease, is never just about the disease itself, but the havoc it wreaks on your life. It is the fact that “nothing lasts forever”….except for this disease, incurable and terrorizing. And for those of you who do…

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I am lucky that I found Dr Seckin

I am lucky that I found Dr Seckin

Amy O. - New York, NY - Sep, 2016

I was diagnosed with endometriosis at the age of 29. That is not where my story began with struggling with the pain. That began when I first started to get my period. My cramps were terrible. After seeing 12... Yes…

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Thank you for being our New York Angel

Thank you for being our New York Angel

Sarah - London UK - Aug, 2016

Dear Dr. Seckin, I believe in a divine love that is God. I believe that divine love comes in many forms, as a feeling, a knowing, a person, a resolution, a ‘coincidence.’ Having found you I experienced all 5. As…

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Hmmm something isn't right

Hmmm something isn't right

Alexa G - New Jersey - Aug, 2016

*I know this is very long but if one person reads this and says , "Hmmm something isn't right " and seeks out help, it would be worth it * I'm 18 years old and I am on my way…

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My journey, searching for an answer

My journey, searching for an answer

Sarah W. 31 y/o Brooklyn,NY - Aug, 2016

8 years ago when I began my journey, searching for an answer.- I never imagined it would take this long, and at the beginning of this year I questioned it d ever find it… until I met you. I cannot…

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Botched Surgery Reversed Thanks to Dr. Seckin

Botched Surgery Reversed Thanks to Dr. Seckin

Mary G. - Califon, NJ - Jul, 2016

In January of 2015, I met with Dr. Cindy Parnes only for her to dismiss the intense pain I had been feeling as cramps. After I insisted, she begrudgingly agreed to write me a prescription for a sonogram. The results…

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Review and Story for Dr. Seckin

Review and Story for Dr. Seckin

Luce,K Saratoga CA - Jul, 2016

My journey with endo started in childhood but I didn’t figure that out until I was in my thirties. I woke up one day when I was 8 years old with very swollen ankles. Doctors couldn’t figure out why and…

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My journey with Endometriosis Surgery

My journey with Endometriosis Surgery

Yuchen S. - New York, NY - Jul, 2016

I have been lucky that up until age 25, I have not had any medical problems and even my period, which began at age 13, was always like a breeze - no pain, no heavy bleeding. I was athletic, happy,…

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Endometriosis for many years, severe abdominal and back pain with my periods

Endometriosis for many years, severe abdominal and back pain with my periods

C.Persaud - South Ozone Park, NY - Jul, 2016

I have been suffering with Endometriosis for many years, severe abdominal and back pain with my periods. Because of the heavy bleeding, I became very anemic, always feeling sick, several visit to the emergency room with no help. I have…

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Go enjoy a pain free life baby

Go enjoy a pain free life baby

Lindsay G. - New Jersey - Jan, 2017

"It's just you." One doctor told me while laughing. "Whatever makes you sleep at night", was another. This is when I asked for blood work and an ultrasound to make sure I was cyst free because of a prior surgery…

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My Bladder infection to IBS Story

My Bladder infection to IBS Story

Marinello M, New Jersey - Aug, 2016

My name is Anessa Marinello and I am 19 years old. I first noticed my abdominal pain in December of 2014. Little by little it grew worse and worse becoming less tolerable. After several unsuccessful visits to the hospital, gynecologist,…

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Endometriosis is the major cause of infertility and pelvic pain in women

Endometriosis is the major cause of infertility and pelvic pain in women

LIC, NY - Mar, 2016

Endometriosis is the major cause of infertility and pelvic pain in women. 1 in 4 of us have it, this chronic disease has been researched for decades but we have yet to find a cure. My name is Lorena Perez…

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Dr. Seckin has a gift

Dr. Seckin has a gift

Cicely W. - Union City, NJ - Mar, 2016

Dr. Seckin has a gift.  An amazing gift that there are not enough words to describe how wonderful he is. Since the age of 12 until last year 2015 at the age of 35 I have been suffering from debilitating…

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This is not only a story of how I got my life back, but most importantly who gave it back to me.

This is not only a story of how I got my life back, but…

StephanieCN London UK - Mar, 2016

This is not only a story of how I got my life back, but most importantly who gave it back to me. As far as I know everyone has one birth date. I, on the other hand, have two. December…

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I suffered from Endometriosis for many many years

I suffered from Endometriosis for many many years

C.H. Hoboken NJ - Mar, 2016

I suffered from endometriosis for many many years.  3 years ago I had a laparoscopy performed before I moved to the US and I was told that the endiometriosis would grow back and when it did I was in the worst pain…

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I knew that I was in excellent hands

I knew that I was in excellent hands

Nicole S. Whitestone, NY - Mar, 2016

I am a single 32-year old woman and have suffered from endometriosis since adolescence.  As a teenager and young adult, I suffered from debilitating pain every month with my periods before I went on the pill.  Indeed, the pain was so bad…

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Dr. Seckin performed my supracervical hysterectomy

Dr. Seckin performed my supracervical hysterectomy

E.L -NYC - Mar, 2016

As a bit of background, I am in my early 40s, work in finance for a large bank and quietly struggled with terrible side effects of adenomyosis (not easy to talk about openly in a male dominated organization) for two…

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My entire post pubescent life has been marked by excruciating periods

My entire post pubescent life has been marked by excruciating periods

Jen T - NYC, NY - Dec, 2015

I am a 35-year-old married woman suffering from endometriosis since I was 17 years old. My entire post pubescent life has been marked by excruciating periods, that forced me once a month to leave school with unbearable pain, diarrhea and…

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All symptoms returned with more pain within the flank area.

All symptoms returned with more pain within the flank area.

Betsie R. - Bellmore NY - Nov, 2015

I am beyond grateful for the care Dr. Seckin had for my daughter Kristina. I myself could not imagine my daughter would be suffering from painful periods, headaches and nausea now diagnosed as Endometriosis. Other doctors put her on birth…

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My Endometriosis Story – by Nancy M.

My Endometriosis Story – by Nancy M.

Nancy M. - East Northport, NY - Dec, 2015

My story with endometriosis begins 33 years ago when I was 16 years old.  I got my first period right before freshman year of high school at the age of 14.  I had mixed feelings as all of my friends…

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Dr. Seckin is obsessed with destroying endometriosis

Dr. Seckin is obsessed with destroying endometriosis

Meghan C - Malverne, NY - Nov, 2015

I’ve struggled with bad periods for as long as I can remember. When I say “bad,” I mean bedridden for days, fainting every month, excruciating pain, and hemorrhaging kind of “bad.” I used to ruin a pair of pants almost…

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Dr. Seckin Changed My Life

Dr. Seckin Changed My Life

Danielle G. - Holbrook, NY - Nov, 2015

My name is Danielle, I’m 26 years old, and I am a tax accountant currently working for a corporate firm in Syosset. Like almost every woman who is forced to deal with this horrific disease, I’ve had my concerns dismissed…

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I suffered from sharp pains in my lower abdomen area

I suffered from sharp pains in my lower abdomen area

CW, Stone Mountain, Georgia - Nov, 2015

For almost 2 years, I suffered from sharp pains in my lower abdomen area.  The pain was knee buckling and unpredictable!!  My cycles were unbearable for months.  I was bleeding uncontrollably every month. It got the point where it was…

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Without a single doubt in my mind, I owe Dr. Seckin my life.

Without a single doubt in my mind, I owe Dr. Seckin my life.

U.B - Brooklyn, NY - Nov, 2015

It has been a really, really long time and I sincerely apologize for not sending this sooner. What I've learned in the aftermath of my surgery a little over a year ago with Dr. Seckin, is that it was somehow…

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I thought my pain, discomfort, and all the symptoms were normal for every female.

I thought my pain, discomfort, and all the symptoms were normal for every female.

Jenna K - Babylon NY - Aug, 2015

I'm Jenna K and I am 21 years old. This past year I had found out that I was diagnosed with Endometriosis. I thought my pain, discomfort, and all the symptoms were normal for every female. I underwent surgery with…

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He has changed my life. I am eternally grateful.

He has changed my life. I am eternally grateful.

Tracee M. - Rosedale NY - Aug, 2015

I have never before reviewed a doctor’s office or practice, however I feel it is necessary to tell women everywhere about the exceptional service that I received at the hands of Dr. Seckin. I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids five…

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Thank you so much for giving me back my life

Thank you so much for giving me back my life

Jess S. - Bloomfield NJ - Aug, 2015

I just turned 30 years old a week ago. My whole life I have been planning events, vacations, and even work- sometimes around my periods. Two weeks prior to my period every month, I’d become symptomatic. I’d get bloated, moody,…

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Excision is the only way…

Excision is the only way…

M.Wilson-Succasunna NJ - May, 2015

I am a lifelong sufferer of brutal periods.  Heavy, burning pain, large clots, nausea, …you get the idea. In December of 2009 I begged my ob/gyn to remove the painful cyst we had been monitoring for over a year. I…

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My struggle with Stage 4 Endometriosis began April 2014.

My struggle with Stage 4 Endometriosis began April 2014.

Christine K - Huntington St. NY - Jan, 2017

My struggle with Stage 4 Endometriosis began April 2014. It was found on a CT scan that I had that was ordered through my Urologist after I was complaining of severe abdominal pain and urinary/bladder pain. The test picked up…

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My wife has always had heavy bleeding during her menstrual cycle

My wife has always had heavy bleeding during her menstrual cycle

Carissa, New York - Apr, 2015

We have our life back.  During the last year of our lives I never thought I would utter those words.  Well, I just did and without you I would be fearful to know where my marriage and most importantly my…

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My story is so ideal, I don't think anyone will even believe it

My story is so ideal, I don't think anyone will even believe it

Mae, New York - Apr, 2015

As I am writing my testimonial, I'm thinking to myself, "my story is so ideal, I don't think anyone will even believe it".   Simply put, before seeing Dr. Seckin, I had 2 laparoscopies, which were not only unsuccessful, but made…

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What an amazing experience.

What an amazing experience.

Cathy, NYC - Mar, 2015

What an amazing experience. There was a point, where I honestly thought I would be stuck in my bed with intolerable pain and nausea for the rest of my life. I had three difficult surgeries before finally finding Dr. Seckin…

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This is not only a story of how I got my life back, but most importantly who gave it back to me.

This is not only a story of how I got my life back, but…

SC - New York - Mar, 2015

This is not only a story of how I got my life back, but most importantly who gave it back to me. As far as I know everyone has one birth date. I, on the other hand, have two. December…

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I am a survivor of ENDOMETROSIS! What is Endometrosis?

I am a survivor of ENDOMETROSIS! What is Endometrosis?

MF - New York City - Mar, 2015

I am a survivor of ENDOMETROSIS! What is Endometrosis?  Well, it has been equated to a cancer-like disease and believe me, it is!  It grows anywhere and everywhere inside your body and it is extremely painful.  It has been proven…

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Whispers

Whispers

HF - California - Mar, 2015

This testimonial is for Dr. Tamer Seckin. Thank you for restoring my belief that there are surgeons and doctors out there like yourself that genuinely care about their patients’ health and quality of life. To my “endo” (for endometriosis) sisters, know that…

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Thanks so much for taking care of me

Thanks so much for taking care of me

Julia – Long Island - Feb, 2015

We have been trying to have our first baby for the last 4.5 years, and after 6 IUIs, 5 IVFs, 2 FETs we had 3 early losses and an ectopic to show for it. We have been through hell and back, and yet the word…

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My Story with ENDOMETRIOSIS

My Story with ENDOMETRIOSIS

Maria Elena Basile, CSN, BSN, RNBC - New York - Dec, 2014

My Story with ENDOMETRIOSIS  by Maria Elena Basile, CSN, BSN, RNBC    As I reflect on life as a young pre-teen girl, I remember thinking something was wrong with me.  I wondered  why most of the girls in my grammar…

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There are no words to thank you for the care

There are no words to thank you for the care

J&S - Boston - Sep, 2016

Dear Dr. Seckin, There are no words to thank you for the care and the difference you have made in our daughter’s life. Nicole is 15 years old and had missed her entire 8th and 9th grades of school because…

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My family and I will always be grateful for the surgery

My family and I will always be grateful for the surgery

E.D - New York - Jan, 2017

Dear Seckin, I just wanted to send you a very big thank you for your incredible work. My family and I will always be grateful for the surgery you performed on me, which allowed me to have a beautiful baby…

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Unbearable pain and nausea

Unbearable pain and nausea

BB - New York - Nov, 2014

I felt something was off since I was a late teen. It was an unbearable pain and nausea, but it wasn’t until recently that I learned about endometriosis. My family and friends would simply tell me that it was pain…

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Thank you for being an amazing endometrisois surgeon

Thank you for being an amazing endometrisois surgeon

T.W - New York - Jan, 2017

Dear Dr. Seckin, I have so much for which to thank you, it’s hard to know where to begin. Thank you for squeezing me onto your surgery schedule with 2 days notice. Thank you for your kindness, humor, and empathy.…

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BEST THING I'VE EVER DONE and I got my life back.

BEST THING I'VE EVER DONE and I got my life back.

Hope T. - Long Island NY - Jan, 2017

I'm Kelly Hope T. and I'm 22 and have been struggling with bad periods since I was about in 6 grade. My mother was diagnosed with Endometriosis when she was a teen, even had an ovary removed but managed to…

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My journey with endometriosis started at a young age

My journey with endometriosis started at a young age

Patient - Maryland - Nov, 2014

I am 20 years old and my journey with endometriosis started at a young age. When I first got my period, I was about 11 years old. They were never pleasant and always heavier than the rest of my peers.…

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The pain is just in your head - Kyota's Story

The pain is just in your head - Kyota's Story

Kyota, Texas - Nov, 2014

I felt that I was just getting older and it was just a change in my body so I accepted that reasoning and thought nothing of it. As time passed the pain became more and more intense. At this point…

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Stage IV Endometriosis

Stage IV Endometriosis

Eve A, - Maryland - Nov, 2014

Being a physician myself, I sought out the best when I was diagnosed with stage IV endometriosis. It did not matter that Dr. Seckin was in New York, as I could not find a more skilled endometriosis specialist in Maryland.…

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So grateful that Dr. Seckin was put in my path

So grateful that Dr. Seckin was put in my path

Elisandra O. - Astoria, NY - May, 2014

My Name is Elisandra. I am now 39-years-old. My first meeting with Dr. Seckin went great... When I was about 20-years-old, I had a surgery with a different doctor who was a bit old fashioned and not very comforting. After…

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How do you want to treat this?

How do you want to treat this?

Carlene Z. - NYC - Jun, 2014

October of 2013 (background): I started experiencing abnormal bleeding, one to two weeks before my actual period, ranging from dark discharge to light blood. The week of my actual period was becoming increasingly worrisome - with heavy hemorrhaging and clotting…

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Dr. Seckin allowed me to communicate my fear

Dr. Seckin allowed me to communicate my fear

Daisy A.W. - Los Angeles, CA - May, 2014

Dr. Seckin is an exceptional surgeon for so many reasons. The first reason is simply that he is remarkably skilled, beyond any comparison. Dr. Seckin has a mission to do his best during all his surgeries, and his best is…

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My Journey: The detection, the diagnosis, the care leading up to the big day, surgery, recovery & life after the procedure

My Journey: The detection, the diagnosis, the care leading up to the big day,…

Karina A. - NYC - May, 2014

My name is Karina A., I am 35-years-old and I opted to have my stage IV Endometriosis treated with laparoscopic surgery. After a great deal of thought, I approached 2013 with the hope that I would explore the possibility of…

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I just wanted to say a quick thank you for taking such good care of my girlfriend

I just wanted to say a quick thank you for taking such good care…

Anthony T. - Middle Village, NY - Jan, 2017

Dear Dr. Seckin, I just wanted to say a quick thank you for taking such good care of my girlfriend, Amanda Z. For the past 5 years, it has been heartbreaking seeing her in so much pain.  We have gone…

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Dr. Seckin found and removed 16-years accumulation of endometriosis

Dr. Seckin found and removed 16-years accumulation of endometriosis

Nova G. - Richomond,VA - Jan, 2017

I was diagnosed with endometriosis in April, 2010.  I didn’t know it at the time, but this was the beginning of a four-year ordeal involving three abdominal surgeries, four hip surgeries, and a rare combination of medical specialties.  Three months…

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Thank God for Dr. Seckin!

Thank God for Dr. Seckin!

Riad A. - New York, NY - May, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin, I am a proud father of four children – two wonderful boys and two fabulous girls.  My youngest daughter, a college student, had developed endometriosis. We did not know what it was until she was diagnosed with…

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Tiffany's Testimonial

Tiffany's Testimonial

Tiffany A.- Brooklyn, NY - Jan, 2017

You are truly a beautiful man, with such a humble heart to freely share your gift with others. "Thank you," does not seem to be enough, so I hope that you will see it as a start to our friendship.…

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My very first visit with Dr. Seckin was very eye opening

My very first visit with Dr. Seckin was very eye opening

M. Aleevski - Astoria, NY - May, 2014

I had been going through IVF for a little bit over a year when I decided to switch doctors. Friends of mine had recommended a terrific doctor on the East Side in Midtown, and on my very first visit he…

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Michelle's Story

Michelle's Story

Michelle S. - NYC - Jan, 2017

Well,where to begin? My name is Michelle S. and I am 38-years-old. I've suffered from severe endometriosis since the age of 15 (I believe) although it wasn’t as painful as it became in the last 10 years. Sill always had terrible menstrual cycles…

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Michele's Endometriosis Story

Michele's Endometriosis Story

Michele C. - New York, NY - May, 2014

Today, after leaving the park with the kids, I went home to continue the day. I decided it was okay to remove from my purse a prescription of Percocet, Tylenol 3 and Thermacare heat wraps. All without fear! That fear…

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Prior to coming to Dr. Seckin I had lost all hope

Prior to coming to Dr. Seckin I had lost all hope

Candie T - North Conway, NH - May, 2014

Prior to coming to Dr. Seckin I had lost all hope. I was sinking deeper and deeper into despair as I kept running into walls. I had a surgery back in 2009 but the surgeon was unable to help me…

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I’m a smart girl. Don’t tell me I’m making this up.

I’m a smart girl. Don’t tell me I’m making this up.

Lara A - New York, NY - May, 2014

I cannot count the number of times those words flew from my mouth. Inevitably, by the time I uttered this final cry for help, it fell on the doctor’s deaf ears. I knew something was wrong with my body in…

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His wisdom and insight have been invaluable

His wisdom and insight have been invaluable

Angela G. - New York, NY - May, 2014

I have always been a rebel. Time and time again I have bucked the system, not trusted the system, and questioned the overall basic integrity of the system. It was with this mentality that I demanded an exploratory surgery be…

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Dr.Seckin did an amazing job with both surgeries.

Dr.Seckin did an amazing job with both surgeries.

Jessica Domashevich, Bethpage NY - May, 2014

My name is Jessica Domashevich, I am 29-years-old. I came to Dr. Seckin with the understanding that I was suffering from post-ablation syndrome. I was told by my doctor that I was going to need a hysterectomy and that was…

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Improved Quality of Life

Improved Quality of Life

JMS - Bellerose Manor, NY - Jan, 2017

It has been 2 years, 02/03/2012, since Dr. Seckin performed surgery on me to treat endometriosis, and my quality of life has significantly improved socially, professionally, and intimately. Since my surgery, my activity level has increased to regular workouts, attending social…

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I had terrible cramps and back pain that kept me home from school

I had terrible cramps and back pain that kept me home from school

C.F - NYC - Jan, 2017

As soon as I got my period in high school, I had terrible cramps and back pain that kept me home from school for at least a couple of days. I was never sure how to handle it; I tried…

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I searched endlessly on the Internet for an answer until I found Dr. Seckin.

I searched endlessly on the Internet for an answer until I found Dr. Seckin.

Orue F - South Florida - Jan, 2017

I am 23-years-old and from South Florida. I was diagnosed with stage 4 endometriosis after finding an endometrial (or chocolate) cyst in my ovary. I went on to have a cystectomy to remove the cyst and also had my endometriosis…

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 I had a small fibroid before I got pregnant, which grew to 20cm during pregnancy

I had a small fibroid before I got pregnant, which grew to 20cm during…

Ordeia B. - Brooklyn, NY - May, 2014

After having my baby in August 2013, I still looked 5 months pregnant in October 2013.  I had a small fibroid before I got pregnant, which grew to 20cm during pregnancy.  Looking five months pregnant when you are not is…

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 My Endometriosis Surgery for Frozen Pelvis

My Endometriosis Surgery for Frozen Pelvis

Melanie R. - West Palm Beach, Fl - Dec, 2014

My desperate search for true relief from a life of endometriosis ended when Dr. Seckin echoed the words, “I like your offer. I think we can help you.”  This is a big deal to one to have a doctor who…

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Moderate to severe abdominal pain and prospect of starting a family led me to search the web for an endometriosis specialist in NYC

Moderate to severe abdominal pain and prospect of starting a family led me to…

Laura G. - NYC - Jan, 2017

Moderate to severe abdominal pain and prospect of starting a family led me to search the web for an endometriosis specialist in NYC. My mother has the disease and given the strong hereditary link, I suspected I may also have…

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How does one thank a doctor for giving you your life back?

How does one thank a doctor for giving you your life back?

Gabriela G. - Franklin Square, NY - May, 2014

How does one thank a doctor for giving you your life back? Maybe some day I will find the answer. My story might be a common one. I am a 35-year-old professional single parent. Since the birth of my 14-year-old…

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My Journey with Endometriosis

My Journey with Endometriosis

Dani - Bayport NY - Jan, 2017

It started one year ago October. My husband and I had just gotten married and felt I should go off birth control. At first I thought it was just stomach cramps from some bad food. After weeks of no relief…

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I was suffering from increasingly painful and heavy menstrual cycles.

I was suffering from increasingly painful and heavy menstrual cycles.

Carla V. - Brooklyn, NY - May, 2014

In late 2010, I was suffering from increasingly painful and heavy menstrual cycles. Seeking help from my ob/gyn. I was unfortunately misdiagnosed as “okay” and sent home being told that a “woman’s cycle can change at any time for no…

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Thank you, Dr. Seckin, for my “new beginning” after a life-long struggle with Endometriosis

Thank you, Dr. Seckin, for my “new beginning” after a life-long struggle with Endometriosis

Antoinette R. - NJ - Jan, 2017

My name is Antoinette R. I am 36-years-old, and I am from Yardville, New Jersey. I am taking this time to thank Dr. Seckin, for my “new beginning” after a life-long struggle with endometriosis. I was 11-years-old when I experienced…

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Ever since I was 13, I've experienced very painful cramps with body aches and bloating.

Ever since I was 13, I've experienced very painful cramps with body aches and…

Amy M - Bedminister NJ - May, 2014

Ever since I was 13, I've experienced very painful cramps with body aches and bloating. I've been pretty in-tune with my body so I could tell when my cycle was about to start, as I would get migraines. The pain…

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Lift my uterus during the procedure

Lift my uterus during the procedure

Tal L. - New York, NY - Jan, 2017

I was referred to Dr. Seckin by my OB/GYN due to a cyst in my left ovary that had to be removed. I also suffered from a prolapsed uterus, and asked Dr. Seckin at our first meeting if he might…

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Like yours, mine has been a long journey...

Like yours, mine has been a long journey...

Elizabeth C. - New York, NY - Jul, 2014

Like yours, mine has been a long journey. It began more than two years ago, when we started trying to conceive, but it feels much longer than that. I have seen a small army of doctors and was amazed that…

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My endometriosis was initially diagnosed as IBS

My endometriosis was initially diagnosed as IBS

Carolyn C., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Feb, 2017

I knew that I wasn't well -- something wasn't right. I felt increasingly worse, and began planning my life around when I would get my period. The week before became hell, the day it arrived was the culmination of the…

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Things were worse then expected.

Things were worse then expected.

Gina, RI - Jan, 2017

I was referred to Dr. Seckin by a co-worker. She had also been struggling with endometriosis for years. I called Dr. Seckin's office to schedule an appointment and was seen within two weeks. After my initial consultation, I felt very…

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It is amazing what a good surgeon can do... it just took me a while to find him and I am very thankful for that.

It is amazing what a good surgeon can do... it just took me a…

Patrice M. - NY - Jan, 2017

After having 2 prior laparscopic surgeries for endometriosis I found myself in extreme pain yet again! I was rushed to emergency in January, 2013 where a cyst burst on my right ovary. I was determined to find a a doctor…

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My journey may be difficult but everything that I have gone through has made me stronger.

My journey may be difficult but everything that I have gone through has made…

NYC - Jan, 2017

Dr. Seckin and staff, It’s taken me a while to write this letter but I wanted to write it at the adequate time, with the most sincerity and love in my heart. Dr. Seckin, I want to thank you for…

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Thank you for treating my endometriosis.

Thank you for treating my endometriosis.

Renee H., NJ - Jan, 2017

Dear Dr. Seckin, I am writing to thank you for treating my endometriosis. Thanks to you, my life has some sense of normalcy again. When I first came into your office, I was in severe pain and afraid. From the moment…

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Kim's Endometriosis Surgery

Kim's Endometriosis Surgery

Kim, NYC - Sep, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin, I wanted to write you a letter as a follow up to our most recent visit because, my wife Kimberly and I are so thankful for all that you have given us. When we first began on…

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Birth control pills don't treat endometriosis

Birth control pills don't treat endometriosis

Ginny - May, 2014

It started when I was 12-years-old. The dreaded period. I would be on the couch for days with the heating pad thinking everyone went through this. My teens and early twenties were filled with exhaustion, pain and severe bleeding. I…

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Letty's bowel and bladder resection

Letty's bowel and bladder resection

Letty's Story - May, 2014

When I first got my period in my early teens I had mild cramps that would go away with two Motrin pills a day. As I started getting older, I noticed my cramps getting worse, by my late teens I…

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Michelle's bowel resection, rectal nodule and deep excision surgery

Michelle's bowel resection, rectal nodule and deep excision surgery

Michelle's Endometriosis Pain - Jan, 2017

I am 32-year-old woman who has suffered with endometriosis since the age of 14. For many years I've lived with excruciating pain and was desperate enough to try medications from Lupron to Percocet, various forms of birth control, and any procedure…

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Words cannot express our gratitude

Words cannot express our gratitude

Natasha's Story - May, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin Words cannot express our gratitude to you, My wife has lived with Endometriosis for the past twenty years, twenty years that she cannot get back, twenty years that she quietly suffered, twenty years that she was misled,…

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Thank you, Dr. Seckin for Giving me a Second Chance in Life

Thank you, Dr. Seckin for Giving me a Second Chance in Life

Heather's Endometriosis Story - May, 2014

Thank You!I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for giving me a second chance in life. I’ve been living with irregular menstrual cycles, painful sexual relations and painful migraines, groin and leg pain. Groin and Leg pain that…

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Dr. Seckin: A Great Doctor of Medicine

Dr. Seckin: A Great Doctor of Medicine

Nancy's Testimonial - May, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin,I’m praying to our God right now for Him to take over my heart with this pen to express how happy we are that we found you, “a great doctor of medicine” to help our daughter, Jessica. Jessica has…

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Dr.Seckin took care of my fibroid by removing it laparoscopically

Dr.Seckin took care of my fibroid by removing it laparoscopically

Suzan's experience - Jun, 2014

I discovered Dr. Seckin online when I was doing some research on laparoscopic fibroid removal. I had a very large uterine fibroid that caused me constant discomfort and I desperately wanted it removed. Previous doctors I had seen were either…

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Dr Seckin was patient, warm and caring from the first time I met him

Dr Seckin was patient, warm and caring from the first time I met him

Debra's Testimonial - May, 2014

It was approximately 20-years-ago when Dr. Seckin saved my life. I was in a Brooklyn hospital in excruciating abdominal pain. Doctors there could not figure out what was causing the pain that left me breathless, I literally could not breathe…

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Very Grateful for Dr.Seckin Diagnostic and Surgical Skills

Very Grateful for Dr.Seckin Diagnostic and Surgical Skills

Mary's Endo Story - Oct, 2013

Dr. Seckin Patient Testimonial:When I first came to see Dr. Seckin, in 2010, I had been tolerating extreme period cramps, and aching throughout my body each and every month. I had seen multiple gynecologists who only gave me two options…

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I am so glad that I Googled you and then took the leap of faith to put myself in your care

I am so glad that I Googled you and then took the leap of…

Chris's Endo Story - Jul, 2014

It's now been nine months since my surgery with Dr. Seckin. I started the process with not much hope, simply going through the motions.  I had previously had surgery with another doctor and although considered successful, the endometriosis implants were…

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The day I met Dr. Seckin my life changed forever.

The day I met Dr. Seckin my life changed forever.

Lauren's Endometriosis story - May, 2014

The day I met Dr. Seckin my life changed forever. I walked into his office desperately seeking help after a long search for a doctor who would listen to me. I was completely dissatisfied with the care I had received…

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Dr. Seckin truly saved my life

Dr. Seckin truly saved my life

Kirstyn's story - May, 2014

Dr. Seckin truly saved my life. After the birth of my second son, I became very ill and doctors couldn't figure out why. I was suffering from bladder problems, menstrual problems as well as major fatigue/weakness among other debilitating symptoms. …

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The endometriosis was taking over my life

The endometriosis was taking over my life

Jessica's Story - May, 2014

Since I was 19-years-old, I have been suffering from abdominal pain, unbearable menstrual cycles and leg pain. I have also had countless numbers of hospital visits. I was diagnosed with endometriosis years ago and have had to endure laparoscopic surgery…

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Thank you, Dr. Seckin

Thank you, Dr. Seckin

Sarah's Story - Jun, 2014

I first heard about Dr. Seckin in the summer of 2012. Me and my husband had been trying to conceive for over 2.5 years. We had even gone through 3 IVFs which all ended up in early miscarriages. My endometriosis…

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I would strongly recommend Dr. Seckin.

I would strongly recommend Dr. Seckin.

Lauren's Story - Apr, 2013

Moderate to severe abdominal pain and the prospect of starting a family led me to search the web for an endometriosis specialist in NYC.  My mother has the disease and given the strong hereditary link, I suspected I may also have…

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I realized that I should absolutely put myself in his very capable hands

I realized that I should absolutely put myself in his very capable hands

Kelly's Endometriosis Story - May, 2014

I had known Dr. Seckin for years before I became his patient, some of my friends have been dealing with severe endometriosis for years, and it's because of them that I became a supporter of the EFA.  In August 2011,…

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The pain that has hounded me since my early teens is all but gone

The pain that has hounded me since my early teens is all but gone

Emily R. - May, 2014

Dear Dr Seckin, I have made a tremendous recovery since my surgery in January, 2011. The pain that has hounted me since my early teens is all but gone. As you know, I had my first laparscopic surgery in for…

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Endometriosis is an enigma

Endometriosis is an enigma

Heidi's Story - May, 2014

Endometriosis is an enigma. The disease and its manifestations vary from person to person. Its effects and associated pain can pervade into many aspects of one’s life. My first introduction to the disease was over a year ago, when I…

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I thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking a risk in me, and changing my life

I thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking a risk in…

Cisca's Story - May, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin,  This card holds more appreciation than words can say. I came to you two years ago in despair and in pain, having just been informed by my new fertility doctor that there was nothing he can do…

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I was unable to eat more than a couple of bites of food at any one time

I was unable to eat more than a couple of bites of food at…

Georgina S's Testimonial - May, 2014

My name is Georgina I am an endometriosis patient of Dr. Seckin. Back in 2011, I began having abdominal and back pain, trouble with bowel movements and was unable to eat more than a couple of bites of food at…

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I will be forever grateful to him for all he has done for me and my family

I will be forever grateful to him for all he has done for me…

Angela G's Endometriosis Story - May, 2014

I am 4 weeks post op, healing relatively quickly and extremely thankful that there are such amazing, compassionate doctors in the world. I was diagnosed 16 years ago with endometriosis.  I was 24-years-old and had pain on my left side, after…

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Amy's story

Amy's story

Amy's story - Feb, 2017

I was diagnosed of having three "chocolate cyst" in my right ovary back in Oct. 2010 when I had abnormally bleeding between periods. I was 26-years-old and unknown of any reproductive organ problems. I was shocked by the bad news…

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Janisha's Story

Janisha's Story

Janisha's Story - Dec, 2012

It is a tribute to Dr. Seckin’s expert skill and care that my story and that of many of his patients share a common thread of hope and positivity. It is thanks to him that I understand the disease that…

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Tracy' Story

Tracy' Story

Tracy' Story - Jan, 2017

Dr. Tamer Seckin changed my life. For three years I pursued doctors in an effort to find the cause of a persistent pain in my abdomen. Then I met Dr. Seckin. After my first meeting with Dr. Seckin, I felt…

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I am now enjoying a normal life and words cannot describe just how grateful I am to Dr. Seckin

I am now enjoying a normal life and words cannot describe just how grateful…

Cheryl's story - Jan, 2017

I was diagnosed with endometriosis at age 26 after suffering for 12 years with problem periods. The hospital was a regular home for me every month and my quality of life was severely impaired. I had laparoscopic surgery and 2…

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I would like to thank him from the bottom of my heart for all he has done for me!

I would like to thank him from the bottom of my heart for all…

T. Cammerino's Testimonial - Jun, 2014

I would like to say what a wonderful, kind and caring doctor Dr. Seckin is. I have never met a doctor who makes it their lives work to help women who suffer from such a horrible disease, until now. I…

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I can now travel and pursue my hobby of photography without fear and panic.

I can now travel and pursue my hobby of photography without fear and panic.

Inna's story - Jun, 2014

I found myself in Dr. Seckin’s office very scared, desperate, and confused about what was happening to me. I had been having a lot of problems in emptying my bladder over the past two years, especially during my periods. The…

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 I just wanted to say thank you to God and to Dr. Seckin for helping me feel better

I just wanted to say thank you to God and to Dr. Seckin for…

Elizabeth A's Testimonial - Jun, 2014

I am a 36-year-old female from Nigeria, West Africa. I just wanted to say thank you to God and to Dr. Seckin for helping me feel better and feel like a woman again. I have been battling severe pain for…

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My entire family sends their thanks to Dr. Seckin for the wonderful job he has done

My entire family sends their thanks to Dr. Seckin for the wonderful job he…

Golda's Story - Jan, 2017

I am glowing with joy as I write this testimony because today I have a life without pain. Endometriosis has been the most agonizing part of my life, which I have endured for more than 25 years. At the beginning…

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I had my laparoscopic surgery in December of 2008 and I feel great

I had my laparoscopic surgery in December of 2008 and I feel great

Maria S's Testimonial - Jun, 2014

I would like to share my experience regarding Dr. Seckin. I had two gyn doctors before I met Dr. Seckin. The first doctor had retired and a friend of mine recommended the second doctor. During my first visit to the…

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The birth of my son AJ would never have been possible without you

The birth of my son AJ would never have been possible without you

Christine's testimonial - Jan, 2017

Dear Dr. Seckin, I wanted to tell you how much I appreciate you. I have been in your care since I was 19-years-old (12 years). My battle with endometriosis has been a long one but I know I am in the…

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You are a one of a kind doctor who takes the extra time to provide great care to his patients.

You are a one of a kind doctor who takes the extra time to…

Kelly B's story - Jan, 2016

Dear Dr. Seckin,Having been on a two-year journey with pain, it has been wonderful to get answers and a plan. You have a deep knowledge that you are generous in sharing with your patients.From start to finish you truly show…

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 My husband and I are very grateful for his expertise, knowledge and ability to understand this dreadful disease.

My husband and I are very grateful for his expertise, knowledge and ability to…

Marilyn M. - Jun, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin:  I wanted to send you a letter of gratitude for helping me get through many many years of pain and suffering due to endometriosis. Notice I didn’t say "my endometriosis" as it is treated now, thanks to…

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Thank you Dr. Seckin, you are an amazing, amazing physician.

Thank you Dr. Seckin, you are an amazing, amazing physician.

Cynthia S's Story - Jan, 2017

I met Dr. Seckin on referral from my reproductive endocrinologist back in the fall of 2009. I had been going for IVF, four times unsuccessfully. The doctors had given me a litany of reasons why I was not getting pregnant.…

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Surgery has greatly improved my quality of my life

Surgery has greatly improved my quality of my life

Kelly-Ann's Story - Jan, 2017

My name is Kelly-Ann Fehling and I came into contact with Dr. Seckin in about June, 2009. I was looking for an endometriosis specialist. I have a long history of endometriosis. Endometriosis has been a very difficult and arduous problem…

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I think I might be pregnant. I took a home pregnancy test and...

I think I might be pregnant. I took a home pregnancy test and...

Selina's Story - Jan, 2017

Dr. Seckin was the first person to ever mention the word endometriosis to me. I was his patient. I was probably 25 at the time and he had done part of his general introductory questions, asked me about my menstrual…

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He spent over an hour with me the first time I saw him and really listened to me.

He spent over an hour with me the first time I saw him and…

Ali's Story - Jan, 2017

  Hi, I’m Ali Schaffer and I have been suffering from endometriosis for about ten years. The past couple of years I had a lot of pain during my periods and it started to just get much worse. I had…

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Dr.Seckin: If it was 15 years ago probably we could have prevented it

Dr.Seckin: If it was 15 years ago probably we could have prevented it

Tracy's Story - Jan, 2017

Tracy Pennea: I’m Tracy Pennea and I was diagnosed with endometriosis in March, 2010. My life includes taking care of the horses, bringing them in, turning them out, bringing up all the hay and the tractor and lifting up the…

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Jennifer T's Testimonial

Jennifer T's Testimonial

Jennifer T's testimonial - Jun, 2014

After many years of suffering with unusually painful menstrual cramps, stomach aches and bowel problems that became worse at the time of her period, my 27-year-old daughter, Jennifer, finally ended up with a diagnosis of endometriosis. This was only after…

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I am just so fortunate that I found him at age 23

I am just so fortunate that I found him at age 23

Lauren L's Story - Jun, 2014

I had always suffered through terrible, agonizing periods. I would also get shooting pains in my side at random times. The first doctor I went to about these problems told me not to worry about them until I wanted to…

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Jessica's Testimonial

Jessica's Testimonial

Jessica's testimonial - Jun, 2014

Dear EFA, I would like to thank the EFA and Dr. Seckin for all your help. For years now, I have been tossed back and forth between numerous doctors that have either misdiagnosed me or have completely given up on my…

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Mariam's Story

Mariam's Story

Mariam - October, 2011 - Jun, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin, I thank God for a doctor like you; I was so sick and tired of fighting every single day. My life was a living nightmare, then my condition became worse than ever. I literally could no longer live a…

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Dr. Seckin, an extraordinary humanitarian and talented, passionate surgeon

Dr. Seckin, an extraordinary humanitarian and talented, passionate surgeon

Melissa's Story - Jun, 2014

In April 1999, I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome ("IBS"). Since then, I saw countless doctors about my stomach issues. Every diagnosis seemed to be wrong and every treatment produced no results. I was frustrated and resigned to living…

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I have since felt like a new person - pain and fear free!

I have since felt like a new person - pain and fear free!

Masha's story - Jun, 2014

I have had episodic, intense, abdominal and pelvic pain my entire adult life. Whenever I brought this up to physicians they couldn’t find an explanation. I learned of Dr. Seckin this summer through a lucky recommendation. I got an appointment within days. Dr. Seckin and his…

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Beatrice's Story

Beatrice's Story

Beatrice's Story - Jun, 2014

As every woman knows, her period isn't supposed to be painless. So, as a teenager, I became accustomed to the monthly cramps and discomfort. But in my 20s somehow the pain became more intense, more severe. Much more. And longer…

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Anabela C.'s Story

Anabela C.'s Story

Anabela C.'s Story - Jun, 2014

I am 34 and when I was 21, I was told I had endometriosis. After 12 years of being treated by the same doctor and him performing unnecessary and countless laparoscopic surgeries to my body, I was told by him…

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He can work miracles...

He can work miracles...

He can work miracles... - Jun, 2014

Greetings and Salutations.  My name is S. I am a 31-year-old RN working for 5 years at one of New York's most prestigious hospitals, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Division. For the last 15 years, I have experienced the most…

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Please consider this the most heartfelt and appreciative letter that I have ever written.

Please consider this the most heartfelt and appreciative letter that I have ever written.

Pat K., New Jersey - Dec, 2014

Dear Dr. Seckin:Please consider this as the most heartfelt and appreciative letter that I have ever written.When my daughter, son and I first came to your office one year ago in December of 2009, I was at my wits end.…

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Your personality and demeanor are remarkable and unforgettable.

Your personality and demeanor are remarkable and unforgettable.

Christian - Jun, 2014

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…

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Dr. Seckin really is the preeminent specialist in the field of endometriosis care

Dr. Seckin really is the preeminent specialist in the field of endometriosis care

Danika S., NYC - Jun, 2014

I came to see Dr. Seckin on the recommendation of a fertility specialist, who I contacted after trying to conceive for over a year. It was suspected immediately that I had endometriosis, even though the usual symptoms of pain were…

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Vanessa's Story

Vanessa's Story

Vanessa - Jun, 2014

I cannot thank Dr. Seckin enough for what he has done for me. My first menstrual cycle began at age 13. Two years before that, I developed GI issues that were diagnosed as IBS. Also presenting were chronic fatigue, and…

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Cheryl's Testimonial

Cheryl's Testimonial

Cheryl's Testimonial - Jan, 2016

Dear Dr. SeckinI've gone over this so often in my mind that I felt I had already sent it. But let me take the time now to send you a million "thank yous" for everything that you have done for my daughter,…

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Thanks to Dr. Seckin and his team, I am pain-free and able to return to work

Thanks to Dr. Seckin and his team, I am pain-free and able to return…

Nicole's Incredible Endo Story - Jan, 2017

My life restarted when I met Dr. Tamer Seckin. He is a miracle worker!  For the past 10 years I have had excruciating pain with Stage IV endometriosis. By the age of 37, I was consulting with a fertility specialist,…

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Carolyn's Story

Carolyn's Story

Carolyn Eppley - Jun, 2014

On April 28, 2006, I finally received true validation for all the pain I had been enduring for several years. I had a supracervical hysterectomy with my right ovary and fallopian tube removed. For several years I had been making frequent…

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Agnes' Story

Agnes' Story

Agnes - Jun, 2014

My husband and I would like to thank you so much for making a difficult operation into the best possible situation. My family was a little nervous about having 2 large intramural fibroids (6 and 8 cm) and a smaller…

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Evangelia's Story

Evangelia's Story

Evangelia Handras - Jun, 2014

Almost four years ago, in the fall 2005, Dr. Tamer Seckin performed a 4½ hour surgery. I am looking at the report as I write this and I am providing an excerpt from the surgical report: “Extensive lysis of adhesions…

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Karen R.'s Story

Karen R.'s Story

Karen R - Jan, 2017

I am very happy to recommend Dr. Tamer Seckin to any woman looking for a good gynecologist. I have been in Dr. Seckin’s practice for almost 10 years. I have received excellent skilled medical care and advice from him. There…

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Shakira's Story

Shakira's Story

Shakira Azeez-West - Jun, 2014

In March of 2007, I was told by a doctor that my inability to become pregnant was because of a condition that was irreparable, and had given me adoption options. Devastated by that diagnosis, I sought a second opinion, Dr.…

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Marilyn's Story

Marilyn's Story

Marilyn Connors - Jan, 2017

In late July of 2001 I was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. My gynecologist at that time recommended that I undergo a complete hysterectomy. Since he was no longer performing surgical procedures he recommended the services of Dr. Tamer Seckin whom…

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