The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identifies heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States. In addition, The American Heart Association estimates that one in five Americans have some form of cardiovascular disease.

Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center offers patients comprehensive heart care including assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation of a wide range of cardiovascular diseases. The cardiologists on staff will utilize an individualized approach for each patient and will coordinate with other healthcare professionals including surgeons and emergency care physicians as needed. Our goal is to help each patient live a long life with a healthy heart.

Types of cardiovascular disease

  • High blood pressure
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Arrhythmia
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Congestive heart failure

Warning Signs of a Possible Heart Attack

Do you know the warning signs of a possible heart attack? Early signs often include chest discomfort, shortness of breath and shoulder or arm pain or weakness. These signs can occur hours or even weeks before an actual heart attack occurs. If you experience any of these symptoms, call 911 immediately.

  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Shoulder or arm pain or weakness
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
  • Back or jaw pain
  • Feeling lightheaded
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Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.      

Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center

3333 N. Foster Maldonado Boulevard
Eagle Pass, TX 78852

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