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Dr. Christine D'Arsigny MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Dr. Christine D'Arsigny
Associate Professor
Respirology / Critical Care
Contact Info
Phone: (613) 549-2371
102 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
Fax: (613) 549-1459

Clinical Interests:
Intensive care management

Post operative care after cardiac and thoracic surgery

Neurocritical care
General and interventional Respirology
Pulmonary Hypertension
Thromboembolic Disease

Clinical Appointments:
G.F.T. Kingston General Hospital
Consultant: HotelDieuHospital
Providence Continuing Care, St. Mary's on the Lake

Academic Interests:
Neuromuscular weakness in the ICU
Mechanical Ventilation and physiology of ventilation
Pulmonary Hypertension
Chronic Weaning
Dyspnea in CHF and after Pulmonary embolism

Selected Publications:

Pulmonary Hypertension: Tortuous Route to Diagnosis.  Riolo G. Al-Ghamdi B, D’Arsigny CL. Respirology Case reports, 2013;1(1)::8-9.


Soluble guanylate cyclase: A new therapeutic target for pulmonary arterial hypertension and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Dasgupta A., Bowman L, D’Arsigny C.L., Archer SL. Clin Pharm and therapeutics. 2014;
Clinical Pharmacol & Therap 2015;97(1):88-102


Exercise Intolerance in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. The role of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Neder A.J., Ramos R., Ota-Arakaki J, Hirai D.M., D’Arsigny C.L., O’Donnell D.. Ann of the Am Thor Soc. 2015;12(4):604-612

Non-Invasive Ventilation Practice Patterns in Canadian Tertiary Care Centers: A Descriptive Analysis. Digby GC, Keenan SP, Parker CM, Sinuff T, Burns KE, Mehta S, Ronco JJ, Kutsogiannis DJ, Rose L, Ayas NT, Berthiaume LR, D'Arsigny CL, Stollery DE, and Muscedere J. 2015. Canadian Respiratory Journal. Nov-Dec;22(6):331-40.

Insights into ventilation-gas exchange coupling in chronic thrombo-embolic pulmonary hypertension Neder J, Ramos R, Ota J, Ferreira E, Hirai D, Sperandio P, Alencar MC, Arbex F, Berton D, D’Arsigny C, O’Donnell D.. Eur Resp J. 2016;48:252-254. 

Treatment for Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Where Does Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty Sit in the Treatment Algorithm? D’Arsigny CL Can J Cardiol. 2017 Apr;33(4):430-432.