Betsy Zahn, PT

Position title: Physical Therapist

Betsy Zahn, PT


Betsy Zhan practices pediatric physical therapy at the UW Pediatric Rehabilitation Clinic and participates in multidisciplinary clinics at the Waisman Center. She has more than 30 years of experience in treating children aged birth to 21 and has focused on the treatment of neuromuscular disorders and developmental disabilities for more than 20 years.

As a member of the multidisciplinary team, Zahn performs comprehensive physical examinations of children including musculoskeletal problems, movement disorders, functional mobility, and review of adaptive equipment needs. She makes recommendations for interventions that could be helpful in maximizing a child’s functional mobility, comfort and safety and consults with her colleagues on treatment recommendations and modalities.


Professional Certifications and Education

  • BS, Physical Therapy, UW Madison
  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor