With a specialty in emergency medicine and a sub-specialty in general emergency medicine, Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is an experienced physician. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has been licensed in both Louisiana and in Florida. Completing his residency at Louisiana State University, Dr. Forsthoefel is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Today he is one of 26 doctors at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare that work in his specialty.
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare’s modern facility provides a broad spectrum of services using modern and innovative technology. It is home to Big Bend’s only accredited cancer program in a community hospital. It is also home to the areas only state-designated Trauma Center. The need for staff to have the qualifications, skill and expertise to provide quality care is essential.
Dr. Forsthoefel’s skill is to evaluate and treat trauma patients in the ER. Since 2012 he has had admitting privileges with Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. This is essential for those in need of care. In some cases these privileges can mean the difference between life or death. As a highly trained specialist, Dr. Forsthoefel is able to to assist in saving lives. He is charged with verifying that an individual is stable enough to leave the emergency room or to determine if there is the need for admittance or for supervised care.
Over the years Dr. Forsthoefel has encountered a variety of injuries and illnesses in the ER. With an exceptional knowledge of care, he has seen countless patients. His calm demeanor and gentle humor are highlights of his pleasant bedside manner. He is able to help patients of all ages and backgrounds feel at ease.
His training, work experience, and his dedication has given him the ability to diagnose and treat a broad range of ailments. He is able to determine severity and need for timely treatment. In addition, he is able to ascertain the most effective and most efficient way to treat a condition. Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is highly trained to make urgent decisions in the event of medical crisis.
In practice since 2012 Dr. Forsthoefel, continually adheres to policies and updates in the fast moving medical field. In addition to his work in the ER, he also has his own practice in Tallahassee. If the need for emergency care arises, visit Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare for treatment by Dr. Eric Forsthoefel as an ideal option.