Our Caring & Compassionate Veterinary Team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Applewood Veterinary Hospital in Mississauga! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 905-629-3715 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. S. Karol Romanowski

Veterinarian, Owner

Dr. Romanowski is a 1988 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. He has extensive experience in a variety of clinical settings, and he opened Applewood Veterinary Hospital in 1999. He shares his home with his two German Wirehaired Pointers and two Siamese cats; he has a love for sporting dogs and owns three Arabian horses. His mother tongue is Polish.

Dr. Roman Grudzinski


Dr. Grudzinski graduated from the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program at Wroclaw University in 1980 and obtained his license from the College of Veterinarians of Ontario in 1995. He practiced mixed animal and emergency medicine, and he is especially interested in small animal surgery. He is fluent in English, Polish and Russian, and enjoys biking and travelling.

Sylwia Zdanowski

Reception/veterinary assistant

Sylwia started with Applewood Veterinary Hospital in 2002, and graduated from the Law Clerk Program at Humber College. Her interest areas include managing records, controlling inventory, and assisting with patient care. She has a senior cat and fish, and adopted a stray rabbit. Her favorite pastime is watching funny animal videos, and she also speaks Polish at work and home.

Monika Lada

Office Manager

Monika started with Applewood Veterinary Hospital in 1999 and after taking a few years leave of absence she just re-joined our team in January 2017. Monika studied Child Psychology in Ryerson University and worked in an Elementary school in an after school program. Monika loves spending her free time with her children. She loves spending time outdoors and always remains a positive attitude in life.

Monika Znamierowska

Veterinary Technician