Tara Valcarcel, MSN, PNP

Pediatric nurse practitioner

Tara Valcarcel is a pediatric nurse practitioner at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. She helps treat pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients in the Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic, and also oversees all rheumatology patients receiving intravenous infusions in the Pediatric Infusion Center.

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

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UCSF School of 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.