Chief Executive Office, Asian American Health Coalition dba HOPE Clinic
Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH is the CEO of the Asian American Health Coalition dba HOPE Clinic. She is a physician with a master’s in public health, biostatistics and epidemiology from Texas A&M and 25 years’ experience in health care. Dr. Caracostis has dedicated her life working to provide equal access and culturally appropriate to care for all. Since 2007 she has led HOPE Clinic as the Chief Executive Officer, a Federally Qualified Health Center providing care to the large multicultural community in Southwest Houston. Under her leadership HOPE Clinic has grown from having 5 employees and a $700,000 budget to a large organization employing over 200 staff and a $20 million dollar budget. HOPE Clinic is nationally recognized as a quality and innovation leader by the Bureau of Primary Care. Dr. Caracostis is a board member at various local and national healthcare organizations. She has been voted as a top 20 CEO in Houston in 2019 and most admired CEO in 2021.