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Bindi Irwin recovering well following surgery at Seckin Endometriosis Center

Tamer Seckin, MD, Bindi Irwin

Renowned conservationist and Australian television personality Bindi Irwin recently underwent surgery in New York City at the Seckin Endometriosis Center in Lenox Hill Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Steve Irwin, best known for his highly acclaimed television series The Crocodile Hunter.

Irwin shared details and photos on social media today of her decade-long battle with endometriosis. Dr. Tamer Seckin, the founder of the center, removed 37 lesions from Irwin during a surgery that took several hours. Irwin said she decided to share her story publicly with the hope of helping other women who are suffering. 

Irwin’s social media revelations were picked up by news agencies worldwide, including the Daily Mail.



Dr. Tamer Seckin is a prominent endometriosis excision specialist who has performed more than 4,000 surgeries over four decades. He is the founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America and author of The Doctor Will See You Now: Recognizing and Treating Endometriosis and EndoMEtriosis: A Guide for Girls.

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