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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Seckin is among a very limited number of accredited gynecologic surgeons in the United States who possess advanced training for the Deep Laparoscopic Excision of Endometriosis. Although others perform basic laparoscopic surgery, few have the experience needed to execute the meticulous techniques required to sharply dissect and remove the all of Endometriosis from superficial to deeply infiltrating disease. Over the course of more than two decades of treating thousands of women, a vast majority of his patients have experienced long-term relief and as well as no recurrence of the disease in his patients.
  • Dr. Seckin has worked with renowned surgeon Harry Reich, MD and has pioneered several surgical techniques including the excision of Endometriosis, bloodless myomectomy for the treatment of fibroids, advances in hysterectomy and oophorectomy, and many more. He has also broken new ground in the use of translational medicine for Endometriosis, through the advent of progressive graphical technologies which are becoming essential tools for healthcare practitioners and researchers alike. Dr. Seckin has also developed and patented various surgical instruments for the exigent excision of Endometriosis, as well as authored countless contributions in leading medical publications.
  • With actress/model and author Padma Lakshmi, Dr. Seckin is the Co-Founder and Medical Director of the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA). The EFA is a charitable organization dedicated to educating physicians and women about the disease and the need for early diagnosis; additionally, the Foundation will support research on the causes of and successful treatments for Endometriosis.
  • In addition to helping patients from around the world through his surgical, academic and charitable endeavors, Dr. Seckin is also a faculty member and active speaker on Endometriosis at medical conferences worldwide.


  • Medical School - Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi
  • State University of New York, Buffalo (Internship)
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Residency)
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital (Residency)
  • Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi (Internship)
  • Women and Children's Hospital, Buffalo (Fellowship)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and Publications

  • Super Doctor Award 2012
  • Best Doctor Award 2011
  • Patients Choice Award 2008

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • New York Gynecological Society

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Turkish