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Tallahassee Emergency Medicine: Eric M. Forsthoefel, M.D.

Eric M. Forsthoefel, M.D. is an emergency medicine specialist from Shreveport, Louisiana. Currently, Dr. Eric M. Forsthoefel practices in Tallahassee, Florida. He is one of 26 physicians who specializes in emergency medicine and can admit and treat patients at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. Specifically, Dr. Forsthoefel treats a wide range of emergency acute conditions, including dangerous illnesses and emergency injuries. Dr. Forsthoefel sees patients in need of immediate accident and emergency medicine, and he cares for unscheduled patients with conditions or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.

In the ER department of Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Dr. Forsthoefel meets with patients who have injuries that are life-threatening as well as urgent illnesses. Whether a patient has a laceration requiring suturing, chest pain, head trauma, or broken bones, Dr. Forsthoefel can examine the patient’s condition requiring emergency care.

Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Eric M. Forsthoefel is well-trained to make decisions in regard to life-saving treatment. In a medical emergency, Dr. Forsthoefel and the other emergency medicine specialists at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare in Tallahassee, Louisiana quickly diagnose and accurately treat patients to ensure the patients are well enough to be released from Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. If the patient’s health condition requires treatment beyond the emergency room at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Dr. Forsthoefel will treat the patient to stabilize them so that they can be seen and treated by the next facility that will facilitate their long-term care.

Graduating from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana in 2012, Dr. Forsthoefel completed his residency at Louisiana State University. Dr. Forsthoefel has been in practice for six years.

In his practice, Dr. Forsthoefel accepts a variety of insurance plans. Some of the insurance plans accepted in Dr. Forsthoefel’s practice include Aetna, Medicare and First Health (also known as Coventry Health Care).

Dr. Forsthoefel speaks English and the emergency medicine team at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare is fluent in Spanish.