The Compassionate Emergency Care Dr. Eric Forsthoefel

Eric Forsthoefel is an Emergency Medicine, critical care, a specialist with a six years’ experience, from August 2012. He is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and graduated in 2012 with an American Board of Emergency Medicine certification in Emergency Medicine and took his residency in emergency medicine at the Louisiana State University between 2009 and 2012. He is currently practicing at the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital in Tallahassee alongside 25 other physicians forming a good team of Critical Care Medicine specialists. Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital is a highly rated general medical and surgical facility.


Eric Forsthoefel has previously undertaken a religious studies course at Florida State University between the years 1999 to 2004, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Religious Studies. He then pursued the medical course after this.



Eric Forsthoefel as a physician has an overall 4.5-star rating by previous patients on three attributes; Explains Conditions & Treatments, Takes Time to Answer my Questions and provides Follow-Up as Needed. He is a critical care medicine specialist who is tasked with diagnosing and treating patients with life-threatening conditions like heart attack, shock, trauma, lacerations, drug overdose or experience massive bleeding of any form and other acute conditions. Diagnosis and stabilization happen here until the patients are stable for discharging or even transferred to the appropriate department for specialized care. His subspecialty is general emergency medicine.


Eric Forsthoefel’s practice accepts several types of insurance providers like Aetna, Medicare and First Health (Coventry Health Care). The Spanish language is also supported, so Spanish speakers do not need translators when being attended to.


He is affiliated to the Physician Partners, a TMH network which is a community center, one with several specialties and associated with the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. This started off as a shift from the focus on chronic diseases and crisis management towards the need for prevention and health maintenance of the overall community healthcare system.


Eric Forsthoefel has received compliments from several patients on his handling of patients. This has increased his profile and also that of Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital, as one which puts the needs and interests of patients in the forefront.