In the bustling heart of Gwinnett County, a story of compassion, dedication, and community spirit unfolds at the Hope Clinic. This beacon of healthcare, a 501(c)3 Christian nonprofit, has been a cornerstone for those in need since its inception in 2002. But 2023 marked a special milestone: the clinic received the prestigious Best of Gwinnett Award, a testament to the unwavering commitment of its staff and the profound impact they’ve had on countless lives.

The Hope Clinic, with its roots deeply embedded in the ethos of providing care to the underserved, has long been a haven for the uninsured, underinsured, and indigent. Specializing in internal medicine and primary care, the clinic has become more than just a medical facility; it’s a medical home where every patient is treated with respect and kindness, regardless of their financial situation.

Hope Clinic continues to stand as a beacon of compassion and care in Gwinnett County with the introduction of Dr. Michael J. Sineway to its team of dedicated providers. Dr. Sineway has joined the ranks to continue the legacy of the clinic’s founder, Dr. William B. Martin, whose passing in August 2023 has been felt deeply within the community. The commitment to carry forward Dr. Martin’s vision is palpable, as Dr. Sineway and the existing team of healthcare professionals are determined to not only uphold the mission of Hope Clinic but also to seek avenues for expansion and further service.

The impact of Hope Clinic on the community it serves is substantial and measurable. In 2023 alone, the clinic facilitated 12,114 office visits, with a significant 9,397 of those being for residents of Gwinnett County, highlighting the clinic’s integral role in the local healthcare landscape. The dedication to service is further exemplified by the generous donation of medical care worth $1,303,822.95 to 2,438 patients, showcasing the clinic’s commitment to healthcare access for all, regardless of financial constraints.

Mental health, an increasingly vital aspect of holistic care, is also a priority at Hope Clinic, which served 114 patients through its mental health program, accounting for 485 office visits. This underscores the clinic’s responsiveness to the growing need for mental health services in the community.

The patient demographic at Hope Clinic reveals a significant portion of the community struggling with healthcare affordability. A staggering 88% of patients are between the ages of 20 and 64, with no access to health coverage. Even more telling is that 94% of the uninsured patients live at or below the poverty line, and 41% of these patients are females heading their households. These statistics not only reflect the clinic’s essential role in supporting the underserved but also underscore the rising challenge of poverty and its impact on access to health services.

What sets the Hope Clinic apart is not just its healthcare services, but its holistic approach. Understanding that each patient’s needs are unique, the clinic offers comprehensive support, including financial assistance, on-site lab services, imaging, and in-depth guidance on managing chronic conditions.

As the Hope Clinic continues to grow and serve the community, its story remains a shining example of the power of compassionate care. It’s a narrative that not only captures the essence of the Best of Gwinnett Awards but also resonates with the heart and soul of American entrepreneurial spirit – a spirit that finds its truest expression in the service of others. Pam Martin, Executive Director, reflecting on the award, shares, “This honor is not just for our clinic; it’s for every patient who has walked through our doors seeking hope and healing. Their trust and support have been our driving force.”

Contact: 770-685-1300
Location: 121 Langley Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046