Being a medical doctor may sound simple, but the pathway to this prestigious career is an uphill task for most people. However, some of the doctors like Dr. Eric Forsthoefel who have succeeded in this career say one becomes what they are in their mind. It has been said that thoughts shape what one becomes. Eric is a qualified and board-certified doctor at the Memorial Healthcare Hospital in Tallahassee in Florida. Emergency medical care is his specialty. He was a medical student at Louisiana State University for his medical degree studies. He was a bright student who graduated with honors in 2012. He treats emergency patients including those with insurance plans from insurers such as Medicaid and Medicare.
Emergency doctors like Dr. Eric Forsthoefel handle patients with life-threatening and urgent health conditions. Dr. Eric is known to professionally treat emergency conditions such as stab wounds, gunshots, lacerations, cardiac distress, fractures, trauma, and other acute conditions. Having worked in several emergency departments in different hospitals, Eric knows how to approach any condition and offer the right treatment. His life-saving experience has helped many patients to get back to their life even when they couldn’t see it coming. Emergency doctors are tasked with many responsibilities. They discharge patients if they have responded well to treatment. They could also transfer the patient to another medical facility if the condition seems to worsen.
Most of the patients Dr. Eric has treated are grateful for his selfless services. This has made his rates to get higher, as well as, his reputation. They refer to him as an exceptional emergency doctor who offers timely follow up, and one with unmatched patience and attentiveness. When asked how different emergency doctors are from the other doctors, Eric said they don’t replace the primary care physicians in any way.
Eric advises people to have an emergency doctor they can run to when an emergency comes. Some people have also misinterpreted the roles the emergency doctors, and trauma surgeons play. Eric clarifies that emergency doctors treat the patients who come by the door whether they would require a surgical procedure or not. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital has about 26 qualified emergency doctors and Dr. Eric Forsthoefel is one of them.