An Iowa-licensed physician, who formerly practiced internal medicine and cardiology in Clinton, had formal disciplinary charges filed against him last week by the Iowa Board of Medicine.

Amjad Butt was charged with violating the terms of a decision and order from Aug. 25, 2011, stemming from charges brought against him by the board in 2008, according to a press release issued by the board.  

On Sept. 17, 2008, Butt was charged with engaging in a pattern of unprofessional conduct and/or sexual harassment in the practice of medicine.

On Aug. 25, 2011, the board concluded that Butt had engaged in a pattern of unprofessional conduct in Clinton in 2008.

Butt was placed on probation for five years, issued a public reprimand, ordered ro pay a $5,000 fine and complete a board approved professional boundaries program.

The board filed new charges alleging Butt violated the terms of the Aug. 25 decision and order by failing to pay the $5,000 civil penalty, file sworn quarterly reports with the board, make appearances before the board or a board committee, pay $100 quarterly monitoring fees and pay the $75 disciplinary hearing fee, the press release states.

A hearing is schedule for Nov. 1.