Nurse joins St. Joseph’s Health Cardiovascular Institute  

St. Joseph’s Health welcomes Sonja Kocan, a certified family nurse practitioner, to St. Joseph’s Health Cardiovascular Institute in Watertown and Gouverneur. In this new role, Kocan joins a diverse team of highly qualified practitioners providing comprehensive cardiology care to the community.

Prior to joining St. Joseph’s Health, Kocan worked as a nurse practitioner at Canton-Potsdam Hospital in Potsdam. Kocan previously worked as a registered nurse at SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital emergency department in Syracuse, and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg.

Kocan earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia College in Syracuse, and a master’s degree in nursing from SUNY Upstate Medical University’s College of Nursing.

Kocan is certified in basic life support and emergency neurological life support.