null David Zielinski, MD, FRCPC, FCCP

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC, Glen site

Child Health and Human Development Program

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Respiratory Medicine, MUHC



Neuromuscular disorders • non-invasive ventilation • home-based mechanical ventilation • tuberculosis

Research Focus

My research focuses on the long-term care of children requiring home-based mechanical invasive and non-invasive ventilation, as well as looking at the ongoing pulmonary management of children with neuromuscular disorders.

Selected Publications

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  • Diallo T, Adjobimey R, Trajman A, Sow O, Obeng Baah, Marks GB, Long R, Elwood K, Zielinski D, Gninafon M, Wulandari DA, Apriani L, Valiquette C, Fregonese F, Hornby K, Li PZ, Schwartzman K, Benedetti A, Menzies D. Safety and Side Effects of Rifampin versus Isoniazid in Children. N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 2; 379(5) 454-463.

  • Mazi A, Lands LL, Zielinski D. Methacholine Challenge Test: Comparison of Tidal Breathing and Dosimeter Methods in Children.  Pediatric Pulmonology.  2018 Feb;53(2):174-180.

  • *Amin R, *MacLusky I, *Zielinski D, Adderley, R, Carnevale, F, Chiang J, Cote A, Daniels C, Daigneault P, Harrison C, Katz S, Keilty K, Majaesic C, Moraes T, Price A, Radhakrishan D, Rapoport A, Spier S, Thavagnanam S, Witmans M. Pediatric Home Mechanical Ventilation: A Canadian Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline executive summary. Can J Resp Crit Car Sleep Med; 2017; 1(1); 7-36.  * Co-first authors

  • Oskoui M, Ng P, Liben S, Zielinski D. Physician Driven Variation in the care of children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy type 1. Pediatr Pulmonol; 2017; 52(5) 662-668.