Lauren Kokonaski, Chief Nursing Officer

Lauren Kokonaski, R.N. is the chief nursing officer of Select Specialty Hospital – Pittsburgh/UPMC. In this role since 2021, she oversees the hospital’s clinical leadership and nursing care delivery.

A nurse for more than 16 years, Lauren’s previously worked at Select Specialty Hospital – Laurel Highlands as a staff nurse.

Earlier, she worked as a nurse in UPMC Presbyterian’s transplant intensive care unit and emergency department.

Lauren received an associate degree of applied science in nursing from Westmoreland Community College.

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Select Specialty Hospital is a critical illness recovery hospital, specializing in helping critically ill patients breathe, speak, eat, walk and think as independently as possible.