Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is a Doctor of Medicine specializing in Emergency Medicine. He graduated with honors from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 2012. Following graduation, Dr. Forsthoefel completed his residency at LSU Medical Center and received certification in AB Emergency Medicine. He has been practicing medicine for six years now, and is currently practicing Emergency Medicine in Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Forsthoefel is one of only 26 doctors at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare who specialize in Emergency Medicine. As apart of Tallahassee Memorial’s Emergency Medicine team, Dr. Forsthoefel is trusted to stabilize patients and make sure they get the help they need moving forward by coordinating with other doctors and specialists.
Dr. Forsthoefel’s years in the Emergency Room have given him valuable experience in dealing with trauma, lacerations, cardiac distress, fractures and many other acute medical conditions. He is dedicated to providing the best care for his patients, and participates in Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Incentive Program, which is a quality reporting program that encourages medical professionals to report information on the quality of care to Medicare. Dr. Forsthoefel has also received extensive training in Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program, a program that incentivizes medical professionals to use certified EHR technology. These incentive programs are designed to help providers like Dr. Forsthoefel in the transition to the use of EHRs to help our nation improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient health care.
Dr. Forsthoefel is licensed to practice in both Florida and Louisiana. He accepts a variety of insurances including Aetna, First Health and Medicare. Dr. Forsthoefel is fluent in English, but his practice also supports Spanish. His years of experience in making quick, knowledgeable and critical decisions under-pressure in Emergency Room the, and saving many lives in the process, has equipped Dr. Forsthoefel to deal with a wide range of patients and their needs.