First Choice Emergency Room’s “Whambulance” Heads to New Watauga, Texas Facility

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First Choice ER and 99.5 The Wolf Team Up to Host Community Event in Watauga

The First Choice Emergency Room Whambulance Monster Truck

First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will host an event at their new Watauga, Texas location to introduce the community to First Choice ER as an alternative option should a medical emergency arise. Attendees will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the facility as well as interact with the board-certified physicians, registered nurses, technicians and staff of First Choice Emergency Room.

The First Choice ER Whambulance will park outside the company’s Watauga facility on December 8, 2012 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Attendees are welcome to take photos by the vehicle and sign up to win a remote control mini-Whambulance. The Whambulance is complete with 66 inch tires and the converted 2005 Chevrolet Kodiak Heavy Duty Ambulance is now 14 feet tall, 13 feet wide and 25 feet long.

“We are excited to have the Whambulance at our facility,” said Dr. Leaton Facility Medical Director at First Choice’s Watauga facility. “This event gives us a chance to show the local community all that we have to offer, including quick access to board-certified emergency room physicians.”

In collaboration with 99.5 The Wolf, one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s leading country radio stations, attendees will also have the chance to win tickets to The Wolf’s 12 Man Jam.

First Choice Emergency Room is staffed exclusively with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. The facility is equipped with state of the art diagnostic technology, including CT scanners, ultrasound machines and digital x-rays, and on-site COLA & CLIA accredited laboratories to handle emergency needs on the spot.

All of First Choice Emergency Room’s facilities are open 24 hours a day, seven days per week.

The Watauga facility is located at 5401 Basswood Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas 76137 and can be reached at (817) 644-3320. Dr. Roger Leaton, is the facility medical director, earning his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

For more information about First Choice Emergency Room Murphy, the Whambulance, or any of the facilities, please visit

Visit the Watauga First Choice ER web page at

About First Choice Emergency Room
First Choice Emergency Room ( is the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system; it is both largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies, both major and minor. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT Scanners, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray) and on-site labs. First Choice Emergency Room was named one of the 2013 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are exclusively staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. With eight locations in the Houston area, five in the Dallas/Ft Worth area and one in the Austin area, First Choice Emergency delivers high-quality patient care and ranks top in the nation in patient satisfaction.

For more information call (972) 899-6642 or contact Claire(dot)gibson(at)fcer(dot)com.

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