Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is an emergency room doctor in Florida. He has been practicing emergency medicine for seven years and is based in Tallahassee. Dr. Forsthoefel’s has had a lifetime of exposure to medicine, but he didn’t know if he wanted to become a doctor until his college years. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Religion in 2004 at Florida State University. Towards the end of this undergraduate degree, Eric decided that he wanted to study medicine, and went to school at the University of Louisville Medical School for his MD. At Louisiana State University, he did his residency in emergency medicine.
During Dr. Forsthoefel’s training, he became proficient in assessing, treating, and responding to patients amid an emergency. Dr. Forsthoefel’s credentials include two board certifications in emergency medicine from the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He got his Louisiana State Medical License in 2013 and Florida State Medical license in 2014.
What Led to Dr. Forsthoefel’s Interest in Emergency Medicine?
During his studies, Dr. Forsthoefel discovered that he loves practicing emergency medicine. He appreciates the chaotic nature of his work and remains able to make adjustments to a variety of unexpected situations. For this emergency room physician, organization remains key to thriving in the fast-paced world of the ER. Teamwork also allows for the maximum success levels in a chaotic environment. He and his colleagues continuously try to improve practices and situations in their work environment, which, in turn, promotes patient treatment and outcomes.
Dr. Forsthoefel continually focuses on both the business and patient aspects of treatment, including maximizing the efficiency of electronic medical records. Dr. Forsthoefel’s passion for details helps him stay productive, especially in his practice in the emergency room. Because of this passion for detail, his patients get better service and a medical history that is extremely accurate. This attention to detail enables Dr. Forsthoefel’s patients to get the best diagnosis possible. His short-term and long-term goals include improving the health care system and diagnosing through a focus on precise informational details.