Tara Valcarcel, PNP, MSN

Pediatric nurse practitioner

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.


Lupus Program
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 353-2861

Rheumatology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Appointments: (415) 353-7337
For referring physicians:
(877) UC-CHILD
Fax: (415) 353-2466

More about Tara Valcarcel


UCSF School of Nursing, MS, Nursing 2010

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.