Dr. Eric M. Forsthoefel is an Emergency Care doctor who specializes in critical care medicine in Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Forsthoefel attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he obtained his medical degree in 2009. He then completed his residency at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2012 in ER medicine and has been practicing for over 6 years. He is now an attending emergency physician at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare where he specializes in critical care medicine. This field of medicine involves diagnosing and treating patients with life-threatening conditions. These conditions include heart attacks, drug overdoses, shock, massive bleeding, and other conditions which require urgent medical treatment.
Dr. Forsthoefel accepts multiple insurance plans, including Medicare, Aetna, and First Health– otherwise known as Coventry Health Care. In addition to English, Dr. Forsthoefel’s practice can also provide assistance in Spanish. As an ER doctor, Dr. Forsthoefel’s specializes in treating trauma, cardiac distress, and fractures. He also has been approved by various licensing boards to offer emergency medical services. He currently holds an active practitioner license from the state of Florida since 2014.
These board certifications assure patients that a medical practitioner has completed extensive training and has met the standards of ethics and morals required to adequately practice medicine in the United States. The licenses obtained by Dr. Forsthoefel prove he has the knowledge, ability, education, and experience to provide medical care to a patient in an effective and responsible manner.
Dr. Forsthoefel’s main function in the Tallahassee Hospital emergency room is to treat patients in order for them to be immediately transferred to an intensive care unit, or ideally discharged because sufficient medical treatment has been provided. With over 6 years of ER experience, Dr. Forsthoefel has had a very high success rate with his patients, who often say that he was very diligent and thoughtful when treating injuries and other conditions. Some patients have left reviews on different websites and most say that he was very thorough when he was providing medical assistance. Patients usually leave his practice satisfied with the assistance he has provided.