Jonathan Burdett, PT, DPT
Jonathan Burdett is a Chicago-based physical therapist who specializes in pediatric services. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College in Illinois and his doctorate degree in physical therapy from Elon University in North Carolina. He has years of experience working with children ranging in age from 2 months to 21 years old. He has expertise working with children with a variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, hypotonia, autism spectrum disorder, gross motor delay, prematurity, toe walking, generalized muscle weakness and decreased endurance, torticollis, and genetic abnormalities, as well as experience working with orthotics.
Jonathan loves to cook new recipes, go to Cubs games, travel, and spend time with his wife and son.
Emma Battaglia, BA, PTA
Emma Battaglia is a physical therapy assistant at Chicago Kids Therapy. A Chicago native, she earned her bachelor’s degree in economics and elementary education from Northeastern Illinois University and completed a physical therapist assistant program at Oakton Community College. She works with children with a broad range of diagnoses alongside other medical professionals.
She has experience working as a teacher for Chicago Public Schools and as a physical therapist assistant in various medical centers in the Chicago area, such as Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Amita Health Resurrection Medical Center.
In her free time, Emma loves to travel, bake, and go to Cubs games.
Donna Bagdasarian, PT, DPT
Donna Bagdasarian is a physical therapist at Chicago Kids Therapy from Glenview. She completed her bachelor’s degree in health sciences at North Park University and her doctorate degree in physical therapy at AdventHealth University.
Prior to joining the Chicago Kids Therapy team, she treated a variety of populations at various outpatient clinics in the Chicago area. She has also conducted research regarding physical therapy education and has volunteered with special needs children in America and with physical therapy patients in Costa Rica.
Originally from Armenia, Donna speaks four different languages! She loves to tell ‘dad jokes,’ spend time with friends and family, and celebrate Armenian culture.