Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is an emergency room doctor who has six years of experience. He attended the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and graduated with his medical degree in 2012. He completed his residency at Louisiana State University as well. He now lives and works in Tallahassee, Florida. His job is at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital where he has so far spent all of his career as a doctor. He has been actively licensed as a medical doctor in Louisiana since 2013 and in the state of Florida since 2014.
He is board certified in emergency medicine. As a specialist in emergency medicine, Dr. Eric Forsthoefel can handle cases including trauma, cardiac distress, lacerations, fractures, and other cases where time is of the essence. He has been trained to make life-saving decisions and help patients who are experiencing a medical crisis. Once he diagnoses a patient he will work to stabilize them. After this the patient can be discharged from the hospital if that is warranted or they are transferred out of the emergency department and into whatever medical department is most appropriate for their situation.
According to doctor ratings on webmd.com, Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is highly rated by his former patients. He received five out of five stars for their rating category of “Explains conditions & treatments”. For “Takes time to answer my questions” he rated four and a half stars out of five. He also rated four and a half out of five stars for “Provides follow up as needed”. Most people who left ratings said that Tallahassee Memorial Hospital is clean, has adequate scheduling flexibility, and exhibits a staff that is courteous in nature.
Dr. Eric Forsthoefel speaks just English, although his hospital does have Spanish interpreters available. He and the hospital he works for accept a wide variety of insurance plans such as Aetna Signature Administrators PPO, as well as Medicare. According to md.com, he has seen 544 Medicare patients during his career. 19% of his patients were in the ER for experiencing atrial fibrillation and 32% for heart failure among other maladies.