Laura Tarter

Rheumatologist

Lupus Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
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Immunology and Rheumatology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
Learn More About the Clinic Getting Here Make An Appointment

Professional Education

Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2006) MA

Residency: UCSF-Internal Medicine (2008) CA

Board Certification: Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)

Fellowship: UCSF (2011) CA

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)

Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (2005) MA

Honors & Awards

Distinguished Fellow Award, American College of Rheumatology (2011)

Chief Medical Resident, University of California, San Francisco (2008)

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Harvard College (2000)

Administrative Appointments

Director, Lupus Clinic, Stanford University Medical Center, 2012

Clinical problem-solving. The heart of the matter.
Tarter, L., Yazdany, J., Moyers, B., Barnett, C., & Dhaliwal, G. (2013). Clinical problem-solving. The heart of the matter. New England journal of medicine, 368(10), 944-950.

Hydroxychloroquine: A Treatable Cause of Cardiomyopathy
Abbasi, S., Tarter, L., Farzaneh-Far, R., & Farzaneh-Far, A. (2012). Hydroxychloroquine: A Treatable Cause of Cardiomyopathy. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 60(8), 786-786.

Purpura, cutaneous necrosis, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies associated with levamisole-adulterated cocaine
Graf, J., Lynch, K., Yeh, C.-L., Tarter, L., Richman, N., & Imboden, J. (2011). Purpura, cutaneous necrosis, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies associated with levamisole-adulterated cocaine. ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM, 63(12), 3998-4001.

Using the american board of internal medicine practice improvement modules to teach internal medicine residents practice improvement.
Shunk, R., Dulay, M., Julian, K., Cornett, P., Kohlwes, J., & O'Sullivan, P. (2010). Using the american board of internal medicine practice improvement modules to teach internal medicine residents practice improvement. Journal of graduate medical education, 2(1), 90-95.

Community-based treatment of advanced HIV disease: introducing DOT-HAART (directly observed therapy with highly active antiretroviral therapy)
Farmer, P., Leandre, F., Mukherjee, J., Gupta, R., Tarter, L., & Kim, J. Y. (2001). Community-based treatment of advanced HIV disease: introducing DOT-HAART (directly observed therapy with highly active antiretroviral therapy). BULLETIN OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, 79(12), 1145-1151.