Tara Valcarcel is a pediatric nurse practitioner who cares for children, adolescents and young adults with rheumatic diseases, such as juvenile arthritis and lupus. She oversees pediatric rheumatology patients receiving intravenous infusions.

After earning a bachelor's degree in art history from Williams College, Valcarcel earned her master's degree in nursing from UCSF School of Nursing, with an advanced practice pediatric nursing specialty and a minor in adolescent health. She is certified through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, and she is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. In 2014, she received the Excellence in Advanced Practice Nursing–Outpatient Award.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Nursing, MS, Nursing, 2010

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)

Clinics I work with (2)

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Lupus Program

Lupus Program

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Rheumatology Clinic

Rheumatology Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland / Walnut Creek

Where I see patients (2)

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