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Victor Valcour, M.D.

Geriatrician

Dr. Victor Valcour is an internist and geriatrician at the Memory and Aging Center at UCSF, where he cares for seniors with memory disorders.

Valcour earned a medical degree at the University of Vermont in Burlington. He completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colo., a geriatric medicine fellowship at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, and a neurobehavioral fellowship at UCSF. He worked as an associate professor of geriatric medicine at the University of Hawaii, Manoa before joining UCSF.

Clinics

Memory and Aging Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2057
Fax: (415) 476-4800

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Victor Valcour

Education

University of Vermont School of Medicine 1994

Residencies

Exempla St Joseph Hospital of Denver 1997

Fellowships

University of Hawaii 1999

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Milanini B, Wendelken LA, Esmaeili-Firidouni P, Chartier M, Crouch PC, Valcour V. The Montreal Cognitive Assessment to Screen for Cognitive Impairment in HIV Patients Older Than 60 Years. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Sep 1; 67(1):67-70.
  2. Kerr SJ, Puthanakit T, Vibol U, Aurpibul L, Vonthanak S, Kosalaraksa P, Kanjanavanit S, Hansudewechakul R, Wongsawat J, Luesomboon W, Ratanadilok K, Prasitsuebsai W, Pruksakaew K, van der Lugt J, Paul R, Ananworanich J, Valcour V. Neurodevelopmental outcomes in HIV-exposed-uninfected children versus those not exposed to HIV. AIDS Care. 2014 Nov; 26(11):1327-35.
  3. Greene M, Steinman MA, McNicholl IR, Valcour V. Polypharmacy, drug-drug interactions, and potentially inappropriate medications in older adults with human immunodeficiency virus infection. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Mar; 62(3):447-53.
  4. Gustafson DR, Mielke MM, Tien PC, Valcour V, Cohen M, Anastos K, Liu C, Pearce L, Golub ET, Minkoff H, Crystal HA. Anthropometric measures and cognition in middle-aged HIV-infected and uninfected women. The Women's Interagency HIV Study. J Neurovirol. 2013 Dec; 19(6):574-85.
  5. Valcour VG, Ananworanich J, Agsalda M, Sailasuta N, Chalermchai T, Schuetz A, Shikuma C, Liang CY, Jirajariyavej S, Sithinamsuwan P, Tipsuk S, Clifford DB, Paul R, Fletcher JL, Marovich MA, Slike BM, DeGruttola V, Shiramizu B. HIV DNA reservoir increases risk for cognitive disorders in cART-na´ve patients. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e70164.
  6. Shikuma CM, McArthur JC, Ebenezer GJ, Ananworanich J, Teeratakulpisarn N, Jadwattanakul T, Valcour VG, Bennett K, Phanuphak N. Ethnic differences in epidermal nerve fiber density. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Sep; 48(3):462-4.
  7. Valcour VG. HIV, aging, and cognition: emerging issues. Top Antivir Med. 2013 Jul-Aug; 21(3):119-23.
  8. Gardner RC, Valcour V, Yaffe K. Dementia in the oldest old: a multi-factorial and growing public health issue. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2013 Jul 1; 5(4):27.
  9. Meyer VJ, Rubin LH, Martin E, Weber KM, Cohen MH, Golub ET, Valcour V, Young MA, Crystal H, Anastos K, Aouizerat BE, Milam J, Maki PM. HIV and recent illicit drug use interact to affect verbal memory in women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 May 1; 63(1):67-76.
  10. Puthanakit T, Ananworanich J, Vonthanak S, Kosalaraksa P, Hansudewechakul R, van der Lugt J, Kerr SJ, Kanjanavanit S, Ngampiyaskul C, Wongsawat J, Luesomboon W, Vibol U, Pruksakaew K, Suwarnlerk T, Apornpong T, Ratanadilok K, Paul R, Mofenson LM, Fox L, Valcour V, Brouwers P, Ruxrungtham K. Cognitive function and neurodevelopmental outcomes in HIV-infected Children older than 1 year of age randomized to early versus deferred antiretroviral therapy: the PREDICT neurodevelopmental study. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 May; 32(5):501-8.
  11. Kallianpur KJ, Shikuma C, Kirk GR, Shiramizu B, Valcour V, Chow D, Souza S, Nakamoto B, Sailasuta N. Peripheral blood HIV DNA is associated with atrophy of cerebellar and subcortical gray matter. Neurology. 2013 May 7; 80(19):1792-9.
  12. Greene M, Justice AC, Lampiris HW, Valcour V. Management of human immunodeficiency virus infection in advanced age. JAMA. 2013 Apr 3; 309(13):1397-405.
  13. Chiao S, Rosen HJ, Nicolas K, Wendelken LA, Alcantar O, Rankin KP, Miller B, Valcour V. Deficits in self-awareness impact the diagnosis of asymptomatic neurocognitive impairment in HIV. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Jun; 29(6):949-56.
  14. Chalermchai T, Valcour V, Sithinamsuwan P, Pinyakorn S, Clifford D, Paul RH, Tipsuk S, Fletcher JL, Degruttola V, Ratto-Kim S, Hutchings N, Shikuma C, Ananworanich J. Trail Making Test A improves performance characteristics of the International HIV Dementia Scale to identify symptomatic HAND. J Neurovirol. 2013 Apr; 19(2):137-43.
  15. Nir TM, Jahanshad N, Busovaca E, Wendelken L, Nicolas K, Thompson PM, Valcour VG. Mapping white matter integrity in elderly people with HIV. Hum Brain Mapp. 2014 Mar; 35(3):975-92.
  16. Joseph J, Achim CL, Boivin MJ, Brew BJ, Clifford DB, Colosi DA, Ellis RJ, Heaton RK, Gallo-Diop A, Grant I, Kanmogne GD, Kumar M, Letendre S, Marcotte TD, Nath A, Pardo CA, Paul RH, Pulliam L, Robertson K, Royal W, Sacktor N, Sithinamsuwan P, Smith DM, Valcour V, Wigdahl B, Wood C. Global NeuroAIDS roundtable. J Neurovirol. 2013 Feb; 19(1):1-9.
  17. Phanuphak N, Ananworanich J, Teeratakulpisarn N, Jadwattanakul T, Kerr SJ, Chomchey N, Hongchookiat P, Mathajittiphun P, Pinyakorn S, Rungrojrat P, Praihirunyakit P, Gerschenson M, Phanuphak P, Valcour V, Kim JH, Shikuma C. A 72-week randomized study of the safety and efficacy of a stavudine to zidovudine switch at 24 weeks compared to zidovudine or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate when given with lamivudine and nevirapine. Antivir Ther. 2012; 17(8):1521-31.
  18. Sailasuta N, Ross W, Ananworanich J, Chalermchai T, DeGruttola V, Lerdlum S, Pothisri M, Busovaca E, Ratto-Kim S, Jagodzinski L, Spudich S, Michael N, Kim JH, Valcour V. Change in brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy after treatment during acute HIV infection. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e49272.
  19. Heaps J, Valcour V, Chalermchai T, Paul R, Rattanamanee S, Siangphoe U, Sithinamsuwan P, Chairangsaris P, Nidhinandana S, Tipsuk S, Suttichom D, Fletcher J, Shikuma C, Ananworanich J. Development of normative neuropsychological performance in Thailand for the assessment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013; 35(1):1-8.
  20. Shikuma CM, Nakamoto B, Shiramizu B, Liang CY, DeGruttola V, Bennett K, Paul R, Kallianpur K, Chow D, Gavegnano C, Hurwitz SJ, Schinazi RF, Valcour VG. Antiretroviral monocyte efficacy score linked to cognitive impairment in HIV. Antivir Ther. 2012; 17(7):1233-42.

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