Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is a practitioner based in Tallahassee, Fla. He has been practicing medicine for 6 years, and his specialty is Emergency Medicine. Dr. Forsthoefel speaks and understands English.
As an emergency physician, Forsthoefel is specially trained to oversee cases of an urgent and precarious nature. Emergency Medicine specialists deal with a variety of conditions, injuries, and crises on a daily basis. These professionals work primarily in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals all over the globe, where they encounter various calamities and conditions that can range from minor cuts or abrasions to severe trauma and significant medical crises, which can have life-threatening and long-term consequences.
Some of the cases ER doctors deal with on a regular basis may include trauma, cardiac or respiratory distress, work-related injuries, fractures, lacerations, allergic reactions, and other acute conditions. These practitioners are tasked with evaluating, diagnosing, and stabilizing patients prior to their discharge, as well as determining what additional treatment may be necessary. This part of the ER doctor’s job may entail admitting the patient to the hospital for further testing and treatment, referring the patient to another specialist for further evaluation, or could involve transferring the patient to another facility for long-term care or treatment.
This Florida-based physician attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine, from which he graduated in 2012. Following medical school, Forsthoefel completed his residency at Louisiana State University (LSU) Medical Center. He is also board certified in Emergency Medicine. With his 6 years of experience in ER medicine, Forsthoefel is considered to be an expert in the areas of injury, trauma, and accidents. He is affiliated with Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, where he is one of more than 30 doctors who specialize in Emergency Medicine.
For information about insurance acceptance and consultation, please contact Dr. Forsthoefel’s office directly at (850) 431-0756. His office is located at 1300 Miccosukee Road, Bixler Emergency Center, Tallahassee, FL 32308.TrinaS on .