Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center, a level IV Trauma Center, is a 104-bed all private room facility located in Eagle Pass, TX. Fort Duncan Regional is owned and operated by a subsidary of Universal Health Services, one of the nation's largest hospital management companies. Specialty Services include a Emergency Dept, equipped with 12-beds and 4-fast track, Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, OB/GYN, PED, Physical Therapy, Ortho, Pulmonary Disease, Surgery, and Urology. Other Services provide are Cardiology, Heart Catherization, ECHO, Stress Tests, and Inpatient Rehabilatation. FDRMC has over 5,500 admissions annually with an ED volume of 12,000.
Eagle Pass borders the city of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to the south across the Rio Grande. The Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras Metropolitan Area (EG-PN) is one of six bi-national metropolitan areas along the United States-Mexican border. As of January 2008 (United States Census, 2008), the Eagle Pass Metropolitan Area's population is 48,401 people, and the Piedras Negras Metropolitan Area's population is 169,771.
If it's history you want, Eagle Pass has where many of its Civil War era buildings still stand. For recreation, there are numerous tennis courts throughout the city, a 9-hole municipal golf course, and Maverick County Park offers picnic facilities and a small lake for your enjoyment. And for those looking for a bargain and unique gift items, there are plenty of stores to do some serious shopping...on both sides of the Rio Grande.