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Contact Information

Darine El-Chaar, MD, FRCSC, Msc


501 Smyth Road
Box 804
Ottawa, ON
K1H 8L6


ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8266-0242


Selected Publications

Muldoon KA, Denize KM, Talarico R, Biosvert C, Frank O, Harvey A, Rennicks White R, Fell DB, O’Hare-Gordon MA, Guo Y, Murphy MS, Corsi D, Sampsel K, Wen SW, Walker MC, El-Chaâr Darine.  COVID-19 and Perinatal Intimate Partner Violence: A cross-sectional survey of pregnant and post-partum individuals in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Open, 11(5), e049295 

Pham-Huy A, Top KA, Constantinescu C, Seow CH, El-Chaâr Darine.  The use of monoclonal antibody biologics during pregnancy: Impact on mother and baby. CMAJ – July 26, 2021 

Guo Y, Murphy M, Erwin E, Fakhraei R, Corsi D, White-Rennicks R, Harvey A, Gaudet L, Walker MC, Wen SW & El-Chaâr Darine.  Birth outcomes following cesarean delivery on maternal request: a population-based cohort study.  Accepted for publication Apr 23, 2021 CMAJ. doi/10.1503/cmaj.202262 

Foudil-Bey I, Murphy MS, Keely EJ, El-Chaâr Darine.  Maternal and newborn outcomes of antenatal breastmilk expression: a scoping review protocol.  BMJ Open.  May 12,2020.  2020;10:e033101. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033101  

Corsi D, Walsh L, Weiss D, Hsu H, El-Chaâr Darine, Hawkeen S, Fell D, Walker MC.  Association Between Self-Reported Prenatal Cannabis Use and Maternal, Perinatal, and Neonatal Outcomes. Impact factor 40 JAMA. 2019 Jun 18. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.8734. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 31211826 DOI:  10.1001/jama.2019.8734

El-Chaâr Darine
, Manley J, LeBouthillier F, Ryan G, Windrim R.  Development of a High-Fidelity Simulator for Teaching Chorionic Villus Sampling. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Sep;40(9):1178-1181. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc. 2017.10.028. Epub 2018 Jul 18. PMID: 30030058

Berndl A, El-Chaâr Darine, Murphy K, McDonald S. Does cervical ripening at term using a high volume foley catheter result in a lower caesarean section rate than a low volume foley catheter? A systematic review and meta-analysis.  J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2014 Aug; 36(8):678-87. Review. PMID:  25222162 

El-Chaâr Darine
, Finkelstein SA, Tu X, Fell DB, Gaudet L, Sylvain J, Tawagi G, Wen SW, Walker M.  The impact of increasing obesity class on obstetrical outcomes. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2013 Mar; 35(3):224-33.   PMID: 23470110

El-Chaâr Darine
, Yang Q, Gao J, Bottomley J, Leader A, Wen SW, Walker M.  Risk of birth defects increased in pregnancies conceived by assisted human reproduction.  Fertil Steril. 2009 Nov; 92(5):1557-61. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.08.080. Epub 2008 Oct 29.  PMID: 18973885

El-Chaâr Darine
, Gagnon A, Sorisky A.  Inhibition of insulin signaling and adipogenesis by rapamycin: effect on phosphorylation of p70 S6 kinase vs eIF4E-BP1.  Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Feb; 28(2):191-8.  PMID: 14970836

PubMed Listings

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