Parrish Creek Veterinary Clinic

86 North 70 West
Centerville, UT 84014-1821


Doug Folland, DVM, Diplomate-ABVP Avian specialty

Dr. Doug Folland is founder of and managing veterinarian at Parrish Creek Veterinary Clinic.  He has loved animals and enjoyed various pets most of his life.  He graduated from Utah State University and received his DVM degree from Oregon State University in 1983.  Following 6 years of practice in Miami, Florida, he returned to his native Utah to establish Parrish Creek Veterinary Clinic in 1990 to serve Centerville, Bountiful, West Bountiful, Farmington and all of Davis County.  In 2008, he became board certified as an avian specialist by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.  At home, he lives with his wife and 6 children as well as a dog named "Delilah".  His pet snakes "Bob" and "Fern" and bird "Buckwheat" live at the clinic. 

M. Scott Echols, DVM, Diplomate-ABVP Avian Specialty

Dr Echols has been an animal lover since a child and has worked with or cared for many species of companion, private collection, endangered wildlife and zoo animals.  Scott, his wife Layle ( also a veterinarian) and their daughter Alaina share their home with several animals including Italian greyhounds, a cat and an African grey parrot.  He graduated from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 and completed a residency in avian medicine and surgery at the Medical Center for Birds in Oakley, California in 1999.  In addition to being a frequent internationally recognized author and lecturer, Dr. Echols has been awarded the TJ Lafeber International Avian Practitioner of the Year and Texas Non-traditional Species Practitioner of the Year Awards.  Dr. Echols serves as an Adjunct Professor for Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine as well as a Visiting Professor for many universities in the US and abroad.  Dr. Echols co-founded Mobile Avian Surgical Services to help meet consultation and surgical needs of bird and exotic animal patients throughout the US.  His company, Avian Studios ( was formed to create digital media that helps caregivers improve the lives of captive birds.  Dr. Echols is a past president of the Association of Avian Veterinarians, a reviewer of scientific papers and has worked with numerous veterinary organizations in different capacities.  While Dr. Echols works internationally, he and his family live in Utah and he most frequently works at Parrish Creek Veterinary Clinic.  

Grace M. Stearns, DVM

Dr. Stearns has a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Cedarville University in Ohio and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University in New York. She loves all animals, furred, feathered, or scaled, and has a strong passion for exotic species in general and reptiles in particular.  While she currently has no pets, she is looking forward to the day when she can own a giant breed fluffy dog again! When not at the clinic she can be found reading, dancing, and enjoying time with friends.

Nick Kirk, DVM

Dr. Nick Kirk grew up in the Nashville area and graduated from Belmont University in 2012 with a degree in Biology. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 2016. During school, Dr. Kirk focused on avian medicine and has spoken and attended AAV conferences for 5 years. Since graduation, Dr. Kirk has worked in emergency medicine as well as continuing his work in avian medicine through private practice. Dr. Kirk's interests include avian and exotic medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, and behavioral medicine. He shares his home with his fiance Mandi, an amazon parrot named Billy Rubin, two dogs Melody and Castiel, and their cat Pepper.