Andrea Caracostis, MD, has dedicated her life working to provide equal access to care for all. She is a medical doctor with a Master’s in Public Health from Texas A&M, and has 25 years’ experience in Health care.
Since 2007 she has lead HOPE Clinic as the Executive Director, 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 corporation 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. Caracostis is board member at various local and national healthcare organizations, including Texas Association of Community Health Centers, Asian American and Pacific Islanders Community Health Center Organization and Susan G. Komen Medical board. She has been voted as a top 20 CEO in Houston in 2019.
Original Appointment: March 2020