Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is an emergency physician. He has worked at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare for almost the past six years. He graduated in 2004 from Florida State University with a degree in religious studies. He then attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine, graduating in 2009 with his doctor of medicine degree. His residency was completed in 2012 at LSU Health Sciences Center where he was an emergency medicine resident.
He is now a board certified physician emergency medicine. This means that Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is highly qualified in this field of medicine. He demonstrated that he has the knowledge and skills it takes to ably perform as an emergency physician. His position entails handling cases that are both in urgent need of care and are potentially very dangerous to the patient. He regularly sees cases including lacerations, gunshot wounds, cardiac distress, fractures, and other emergency conditions. He is trained to make urgent decisions regarding the medical care of his patients and how to stabilize them before they are transferred out of the emergency department an into the right department for longer-term care.
Dr. Eric Forsthoefel has been rated by prior patients on doctor.webmd.com. When it comes to explaining conditions and treatments he is rated five out of five starts. For the category of providing follow up as needed he is rated four and half out of five stars. Finally, for his ability to take the time to answer all of his patient’s questions he is rated four and a half out of five stars. Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital’s ratings on this site are also above average, such as for scheduling flexibility and having a courteous staff.
Many of his patients are on Medicare and/or Medicaid. Dr. Eric Forsthoefel also accepts two other plans broadly used in the Tallahassee region which are Aetna Signature Administrators PPO and First Health PPO.