Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Park Slope Veterinary Center in Brooklyn, NY! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (718) 369-7387 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Yvonne Szacki, DVM, Owner

Years in Practice: 18
Education: Kings College, Ross University

Dr. Szacki completed her undergraduate degree at Kings College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and received her Degree of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, WI in 2004. In combination with her veterinary education, she jointly shared a semester at the University of Missouri Veterinary Hospital, Columbia MO, from September of 2003 to May of 2004.

During her various tenures within the veterinary school environment, she actively participated in various programs involving animal care and clinic operations.Upon receiving her license to practice veterinary medicine, Dr. Szacki began practicing in 2004, with a variety of clinics and animal care services throughout the city and state of NY, under the auspices of the NYS Department of Health.

Some of her credits include the 5th Avenue Cat Clinic, the Nassau-Suffolk Veterinary Hospital, the SPCA of Westchester and the Animal Care & Control of NYC. She also acted as a consultant to the ASPCA of NYC. With these positions she was intimately involved in every aspect of veterinary medicine including surgeries, vaccinations, and animal infection control and adoption protocols.

Dr. Szacki is now the owner, proprietor and chief veterinarian of the Park Slope Veterinary Center in Brooklyn, NY. She continues to act in a consulting capacity with the SPCA and ACC in both Staten Island and Westchester, NY.

Justyna Ozog, VMD

Dr. Ozog joined Park Slope Veterinary Center in August 2021. During her time at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, she worked with animals with genetic diseases and volunteered at animal shelters. Dr. Ozog Is a native New Yorker, and returned to Brooklyn following graduation to complete an internship for training in Emergency Medicine and Surgery at BluePearl Veterinary Partners. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, ophthalmology, dermatology and internal medicine. Dr. Ozog cares for her Jack Russell terrier, calico cat, and a betta fish at home, and looks forward to caring for your animals in the office!

Meredith Wilson, DVM

Dr. Wilson has over 20 years experience in the veterinary profession and is currently the first and only Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Veterinarian in NYC, after completing an 18-month certification program in 2018. She did her undergraduate education at Villanova University and received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation she completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Meredith Wilson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, (IAAHPC). Her special interests include internal medicine/endocrinology, ophthalmology, and feline medicine.  She lives with her husband and two cats, Aruba, and Sydney, and when not working can often be found on the tennis court.

Monica Murphy, DVM

Dr. Murphy is delighted to be joining Park Slope Veterinary Center as of July 2023. She is a graduate of University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. At the beginning of her career, she completed two clinical internships at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, she has practiced for more than twenty years–including a few years as a public health veterinarian. She has been board certified in Veterinary Preventive Medicine since 2014.  Pediatrics, wellness, and infectious diseases are some of her clinical interests. Her less-clinical interests include writing (she’s a non-fiction author), travel, and her family (one husband, one teenager, and one dog).

Ann K., Manager

Ann joined PSVC in 2012 as a part-time receptionist. Today she helps keep us organized as Manager. She truly enjoys her work at PSVC. When she isn’t working you will find her with her family and three fur babies.

Minnie Red

Years in Practice: 10
Education: Animal Care and Control

Maintaining an almost zen-like calmness, Minnie Red is in the driver’s seat at Park Slope Veterinary Center. Minnie Red wears many hats as the practice manager, medical director, head technician and staff counselor. When the ladies at PSVC are having a bad day, Minnie is the glue that holds the staff together. This furry boy’s charm and ability to spread joy wherever he goes has earned him legions of fans throughout the neighborhood as well as on the internet. Minnie Red loves napping during the day and partying all night. His favorite thing in life are boxes of all shapes and sizes. He has a larger wardrobe than anyone on staff at PSVC and has a weekend home in South Slope.