Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is a critical care specialist who is board certified in emergency medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2009, graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2012, and completed his residency with the Louisiana State University Program.
He has been practicing medicine for six years, diagnosing and treating patients with a wide range of life-threatening conditions including drug overdoses, massive bleeding, heart attacks, as well as a variety of other conditions that may result from trauma and accidents. He is also equipped to treat severe asthma attacks and bone fractures.
Because of the nature of his job, Dr. Forsthoefel, along with other physicians who practice emergency medicine, doesn’t usually have typical work days. In the morning he could be treating a pregnant mother who was just in a car accident. In the afternoon, he could be called upon to treat a young man suffering from a heroin overdose. The very next day, three different people suffering from massive heart attacks could be brought in at different times of the same day.
He offers services at two primary locations including the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital located on Miccosukee Road and his other office located on Thomasville Rd. Both locations are in Tallahassee, FL. The Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital, in particular, is a is a private, non-profit community healthcare system. Dr. Forsthoefel is one of 32 physicians affiliated with the hospital.
Dr. Forsthoefel participates in the Medicare program and accepts more than 60 insurance coverages including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Capital District Physicians Health Plan, EmblemHealth, Fallon Health, Geisinger Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Humana, Independent Health, Magellan Health, and many more.