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Kocan joins St. Joseph’s Health Cardiovascular Institute in North Country

By Journal Staff (


WATERTOWN, N.Y. — St. Joseph’s Health recently announced that Sonja Kocan, a family nurse practitioner, has joined the St. Joseph’s Health Cardiovascular Institute in Watertown and Gouverneur. 

In this new role, Kocan joins a team of practitioners providing comprehensive cardiology care to the community. 

Kocan is a licensed family nurse practitioner with more than four years of experience. Prior to joining St. Joseph’s Health, she worked as a nurse practitioner at Canton-Potsdam Hospital in Potsdam. Kocan previously worked as a registered nurse at the 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 the Upstate Medical University’s College of Nursing. She is certified in basic life support (or BLS) and emergency neurological life support (or ENLS).