Dr. Haggstrom is a 1970 graduate of the University of Alabama where he was honored by induction in Phi Beta Kappa for his studies in Chemistry. He received his medical degree from UAB in 1974 and for the next three years he worked as a resident in the UAB Internal Medicine program . From 1977 to 1979 he was a fellow in the UAB Gastroenterology department.
Dr Haggstrom was certified in Internal Medicine in 1977 and subsequently in Gastroenterology in 1979.
Since 1979 he has lived and worked in Florence as a Gastroenterologist. His professional interests include: biliary endoscopy, management of advanced liver disease, and endoscopic intervention of the upper and lower digestive tract.
Dr. Haggstrom is married to Sarah Damsgard Haggstrom who was raised in Sheffield. They have two grown children and four grandchildren.
Dr. Wilkes is a 1994 graduate of the University of Alabama where he graduated with honors receiving a B.S. in Chemistry. He received his medical degree from UAB in 1998 and for the next three years he worked as a resident in the USA Internal Medicine program . From 2001 to 2004 he was a fellow in the USA Gastroenterology department.
Dr. Wilkes was board certified initially in Internal Medicine in 2001 and subsequently in Gastroenterology in 2004.
In 2004 he moved back home to Florence to join Dr. Haggstrom as a Gastroenterologist. His professional interests include: advanced colon polypectomy techniques, management of advanced liver disease and viral hepatitis, and endoscopic intervention of the upper and lower digestive tract including EGD, colonoscopy, and ERCP.
Dr. Wilkes is married to Paula Rasch Wilkes also of Florence. They are raising 2 beautiful daughters.
Haley Hyde obtained her Associate Degree in Nursing in 2001 from Northwest Shoals Community College. She has background in Emergency nursing and has worked in the field of Gastroenterology for 10 years. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Alabama and obtained a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women specializing in Family Practice. She has been married for 11 years and has 2 sons.
The office staff of Tennessee Valley Gastroenterology is ready and eager to help you with your healthcare needs!