Dr. Eric Forsthoefel earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2009. Afterward, he completed his medical residency at Lousiana State University Medical Center. He’s been practicing medicine for 6 years and presently specializes in emergency medicine.
Dr. Forsthoefel is 1 of 26 doctors practicing emergency medicine at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Since Dr. Forsthoefel is certified in emergency medicine, he is qualified to treat patients experiencing a wide range of illnesses and injuries.
Emergency medical doctors are highly skilled and have the ability to treat patients under tight timelines and in urgent situations. While most doctors focus on one concentration, emergency medical doctors must train to be equipped for anything. Dr. Forsthoefel became well acquainted with various medical cases during his residency at LSU Medical Center. Today, he is equipped to treat patients suffering from physical trauma, cardiac problems, and additional acute conditions. Every day he has to exercise extreme caution in the workplace. For an ER doctor, like Dr. Forsthoefel, daily decisions made for patients can be life-saving. In addition, it is Dr. Forsthoefel’s responsibility to determine when it is appropriate to discharge a patient. He is also responsible for determining what department his patients should receive long-term care if needed.
Primarily, Dr. Forsthoefel treats patients in the ER at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. He accepts a variety of insurance plans including Medicare and First Health. His practice offers support for Spanish speakers. Given the nature of his practice, he is accepting new patients. His patients appreciate his kind and caring approach to assessing their needs and listening to their concerns. Well into his career, Dr. Forsthoefel is a highly qualified and successful emergency medical physician who provides top-notch care and support for Lousiana’s patients.