The Reconstruction Institute

The Reconstruction Institute, formerly know as the Lower Extremity Reconstruction Institute of Northern Ohio, is located at The Bellevue Hospital's Eagle Crest Health Park at 102 Commerce Park Drive in Bellevue, Ohio. 

The providers at The Reconstruction Institute specialize in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, including:


  • Cartilage replacement
  • Custom 3D printed deformity corrections
  • Cartilage replacement
  • Lower extremity limb salvage
  • Total ankle replacements
  • Trauma and fracture care


Dr. Peter Highlander, Dr. Coleman Clougherty and Kimberly Cullen, Physician Assistant practice at the Reconstruction Institute. 

Dr. Highlander received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida and is most recently noted for his use of 3D printed custom implants. In January 2018, Dr. Highlander performed Ohio's first successful total talus, or ankle, replacement using 3D printing. He is also the first surgeon in the U.S. to perform a custom cuboid bone replacement. CLICK HERE to read more about Dr. Highlander's use of custom 3D printed implants.  

The Bellevue Hospital has been named a “Center of Excellence” by the American Orthopaedic Society of 3D Printing (AOS3DP) because of Dr. Highlander’s recent accomplishments using custom, patient specific implants for complex foot and ankle pathologies.

Dr. Clougherty received is Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Kent State University. He specializes in treating complex lower limb conditions such as post-traumatic deformities. Dr. Clougherty focuses on limb salvage of the lower extremities and has extensive experience in muscle flap procedures.


The Reconstruction Institute is now accepting new patients.

Eagle Crest Health Park
102 Commerce Park Drive, Suite D
Bellevue, Ohio 44811


Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



Contact Information
For more information or to schedule an appointment please dial the following:

The Reconstruction Institute 419.484.5430