Wound Reconstruction Center

The Wound Reconstruction Center offers comprehensive wound treatment options including both surgical and nonsurgical treatment for chronic, non-healing wounds related to:

  • Diabetes
  • Bone infections 
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Surgery
  • Vascular disease
  • Venous insufficiency


Peter Highlander, DPM, MS serves as the Medical Director for the Wound Reconstruction Center.  Dr. Highlander received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida.  He offers advanced treatment and prevention options for lower extremity wounds with a special interest in deformity correction and soft tissue coverage for non-healing wounds.

Coleman Clougherty, DPM, MA offers advanced treatment of lower extremity wounds and 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. He also serves as a physician at the Cleveland Lower Extremity Specialists. Dr. Clougherty received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio, and completed is residency at Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. 


In August of 2019, The Wound Reconstruction Center and The Reconstruction Institute announced it's Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Fellowship, a 12 month long program open to two graduating residents specializing in podiatric medicine and surgery. The fellowship is a full time position that includes extensive training in advanced techniques for foot and ankle surgery including 3D-printing for bone and joint replacement and deformity correction. The program also emphasizes training in plastic reconstructive techniques for would coverage and nerve related pathologies. 

Daniel Elbert, DPM and Casie Blanton, DPM were the first two fellows accepted into the program on August 1, 2019. 

Dr. Casie Blanton received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her podiatric residency from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Dr. Daniel Elbert received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Midwestern University and completed his Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 

Dr. Casie Blanton and Dr. Daniel Elbert are currently practicing under the supervision of Dr. Peter Highlander and Dr. Coleman Clougherty at The Reconstruction Institute. 


The Wound Reconstruction Center is now accepting new patients.

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


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

The Wound Reconstruction Center 419.484.5965


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