CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Former Muscatine Doctor Gives Up License

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) -- A former Muscatine doctor serving jail time in a drugs-for-sex scheme has surrendered his Iowa medical license and paid a civil penalty.

The Quad-City Times reports 60-year-old David V. Gierlus settled Friday with the Iowa Board of Medicine. He gave up his license and paid a $10,000 penalty.

Gierlus was an osteopathic medicine doctor who practiced in Muscatine. He stopped seeing patients after being charged in January with 95 counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances.

Prosecutors alleged he supplied drugs, such as hydrocodone, in exchange for sex with at least 18 female patients. Sometimes he would drug patients to have sex with them.

Gierlus pleaded guilty to one criminal drug charge and was sentenced last summer to eight years in prison. He also must pay a $400,000 fine.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


 
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times

Sponsored content