Victor Valcour, MD

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.

He is a professor of neurology at UCSF.

Clinics

Memory and Aging Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2057
Fax: (415) 353-8292

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

Board Certification

Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Professor

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. Paul R, Apornpong T, Prasitsuebsai W, Puthanakit T, Saphonn V, Aurpibul L, Kosalaraksa P, Kanjanavanit S, Luesomboon W, Ngampiyaskul C, Suwanlerk T, Chettra K, Shearer WT, Valcour V, Ananworanich J, Kerr S. Cognition, Emotional Health, and Immunological Markers in Children With Long-Term Nonprogressive HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Apr 01; 77(4):417-426.
  2. Huck DM, Hanna DB, Rubin LH, Maki P, Valcour V, Springer G, Xue X, Lazar J, Hodis HN, Anastos K, Kaplan RC, Kizer JR. Carotid Artery Stiffness And Cognitive Decline Among Women With Or At Risk For Hiv Infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Mar 23.
  3. Hsu DC, Sunyakumthorn P, Wegner M, Schuetz A, Silsorn D, Estes JD, Deleage C, Tomusange K, Lakhashe SK, Ruprecht RM, Lombardini E, Im-Erbsin R, Kuncharin Y, Phuang-Ngern Y, Inthawong D, Chuenarom W, Burke R, Robb ML, Ndhlovu LC, Ananworanich J, Valcour V, O'Connell RJ, Spudich S, Michael NL, Vasan S. Central Nervous System Inflammation and Infection During Early, Non-Accelerated Simian-Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Rhesus Macaques. J Virol. 2018 Mar 21.
  4. Do TC, Kerr SJ, Avihingsanon A, Suksawek S, Klungkang S, Channgam T, Odermatt CC, Maek-A-Nantawat W, Ruxtungtham K, Ananworanich J, Valcour V, Reiss P, Wit FW. HIV-associated cognitive performance and psychomotor impairment in a Thai cohort on long-term cART. J Virus Erad. 2018 Jan 01; 4(1):41-47.
  5. Chan P, Hellmuth J, Colby D, Kroon E, Sacdalan C, Fletcher J, Patel P, Pinyakorn S, Valcour V, Ananworanich J, Spudich S. Safety of lumbar puncture procedure in an international research setting during acute HIV infection. J Virus Erad. 2018 Jan 01; 4(1):16-20.
  6. Crowell TA, Colby DJ, Pinyakorn S, Fletcher JLK, Kroon E, Schuetz A, Krebs SJ, Slike BM, Leyre L, Chomont N, Jagodzinski LL, Sereti I, Utay NS, Dewar R, Rerknimitr R, Chomchey N, Trichavaroj R, Valcour VG, Spudich S, Michael NL, Robb ML, Phanuphak N, Ananworanich J. Acute Retroviral Syndrome is Associated with High Viral Burden, CD4 Depletion, and Immune Activation in Systemic and Tissue Compartments. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 07.
  7. Paul R, Prasitsuebsai W, Jahanashad N, Puthanakit T, Thompson P, Aurpibul L, Hansudewechakul R, Kosalaraksa P, Kanjanavanit S, Ngampiyaskul C, Luesomboon W, Lerdlum S, Pothisri M, Visrutaratna P, Valcour V, Nir TM, Saremi A, Kerr S, Ananworanich J. Structural Neuroimaging and Neuropsychologic Signatures of Vertically Acquired HIV. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Dec 01.
  8. Hellmuth J, Colby D, Valcour V, Suttichom D, Spudich S, Ananworanich J, Prueksakaew P, Sailasuta N, Allen I, Jagodzinski LL, Slike B, Ochi D, Paul R. Depression and Anxiety are Common in Acute HIV Infection and Associate with Plasma Immune Activation. AIDS Behav. 2017 Nov; 21(11):3238-3246.
  9. Clifford KM, Samboju V, Cobigo Y, Milanini B, Marx GA, Hellmuth JM, Rosen HJ, Kramer JH, Allen IE, Valcour VG. Progressive Brain Atrophy Despite Persistent Viral Suppression in HIV Patients Older Than 60 Years. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 11 01; 76(3):289-297.
  10. Rubin LH, Benning L, Keating SM, Norris PJ, Burke-Miller J, Savarese A, Kumanan KN, Awadalla S, Springer G, Anastos K, Young M, Milam J, Valcour VG, Weber KM, Maki PM. Variability in C-reactive protein is associated with cognitive impairment in women living with and without HIV: a longitudinal study. J Neurovirol. 2018 Feb; 24(1):41-51.
  11. Rubin LH, Maki PM, Springer G, Benning L, Anastos K, Gustafson D, Villacres MC, Jiang X, Adimora AA, Waldrop-Valverde D, Vance DE, Bolivar H, Alden C, Martin EM, Valcour VG. Cognitive trajectories over 4 years among HIV-infected women with optimal viral suppression. Neurology. 2017 Oct 10; 89(15):1594-1603.
  12. Rubin LH, Cook JA, Springer G, Weber KM, Cohen MH, Martin EM, Valcour VG, Benning L, Alden C, Milam J, Anastos K, Young MA, Gustafson DR, Sundermann EE, Maki PM. Perceived and post-traumatic stress are associated with decreased learning, memory, and fluency in HIV-infected women. AIDS. 2017 11; 31(17):2393-1401.
  13. Milanini B, Valcour V. Differentiating HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders From Alzheimer's Disease: an Emerging Issue in Geriatric NeuroHIV. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2017 Aug; 14(4):123-132.
  14. Kessing CF, Spudich S, Valcour V, Cartwright P, Chalermchai T, Fletcher JL, Takata H, Nichols C, Josey BJ, Slike B, Krebs SJ, Sailsuta N, Lerdlum S, Jagodzinski L, Tipsuk S, Suttichom D, Rattanamanee S, Zetterberg H, Hellmuth J, Phanuphak N, Robb ML, Michael NL, Ananworanich J, Trautmann L. High Number of Activated CD8+ T Cells Targeting HIV Antigens Are Present in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Acute HIV Infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 05 01; 75(1):108-117.
  15. Agsalda-Garcia MA, Sithinamsuwan P, Valcour VG, Chalermchai T, Tipsuk S, Kuroda J, Nakamura C, Ananworanich J, Zhang G, Schuetz A, Slike BM, Shiramizu B. Brief Report: CD14+ Enriched Peripheral Cells Secrete Cytokines Unique to HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 04 01; 74(4):454-458.
  16. Vance DE, Rubin LH, Valcour V, Waldrop-Valverde D, Maki PM. Erratum to: Aging and Neurocognitive Functioning in HIV-Infected Women: a Review of the Literature Involving the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2017 Feb; 14(1):38.
  17. Milanini B, Catella S, Perkovich B, Esmaeili-Firidouni P, Wendelken L, Paul R, Greene M, Ketelle R, Valcour V. Psychiatric symptom burden in older people living with HIV with and without cognitive impairment: the UCSF HIV over 60 cohort study. AIDS Care. 2017 Sep; 29(9):1178-1185.
  18. Watson C, Busovaca E, Foley JM, Allen IE, Schwarz CG, Jahanshad N, Nir TM, Esmaeili-Firidouni P, Milanini B, Rosen H, Carmichael OT, Thompson PM, Valcour VG. White matter hyperintensities correlate to cognition and fiber tract integrity in older adults with HIV. J Neurovirol. 2017 Jun; 23(3):422-429.
  19. Peluso MJ, Valcour V, Phanuphak N, Ananworanich J, Fletcher JL, Chalermchai T, Krebs SJ, Robb ML, Hellmuth J, GisslÚn M, Zetterberg H, Spudich S. Immediate initiation of cART is associated with lower levels of cerebrospinal fluid YKL-40, a marker of microglial activation, in HIV-1 infection. AIDS. 2017 Jan 14; 31(2):247-252.
  20. Wendelken LA, Jahanshad N, Rosen HJ, Busovaca E, Allen I, Coppola G, Adams C, Rankin KP, Milanini B, Clifford K, Wojta K, Nir TM, Gutman BA, Thompson PM, Valcour V. ApoE e4 Is Associated With Cognition, Brain Integrity, and Atrophy in HIV Over Age 60. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Dec 01; 73(4):426-432.

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