License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Professional Medical Physicists were first licensed in New York in 2003. An individual may hold more than one specialty title, but a separate license is required for each.

Professional Specialty 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Diagnostic radiological physics 7 8 9 6 4
Medical health physics 1 0 1 0 0
Medical nuclear physics 1 2 3 1 1
Therapeutic radiological physics or Radiation oncology physics 40 24 32 27 25

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July, 2016


Diagnostic radiological physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 4 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 7 Schenectady 1
Bronx 3 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 1 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 1 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 6 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 9 Suffolk 9
Chenango 0 New York 16 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 1 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 6 Warren 1
Dutchess 0 Orange 2 Washington 0
Erie 7 Orleans 0 Wayne 0
Essex 1 Oswego 0 Westchester 6
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 2 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 10 NYS TOTAL 104
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 47
Hamilton 0 Richmond 6 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 3 TOTAL 151

Medical health physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 3 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 2 Schenectady 1
Bronx 4 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 0 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 3 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 8 Suffolk 6
Chenango 0 New York 6 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 2 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 2 Warren 1
Dutchess 1 Orange 2 Washington 0
Erie 3 Orleans 0 Wayne 0
Essex 0 Oswego 0 Westchester 3
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 0 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 5 NYS TOTAL 61
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 18
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 2 TOTAL 79

Medical nuclear physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 2 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 3
Allegany 0 Kings 5 Schenectady 0
Bronx 4 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 1 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 1 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 4 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 9 Suffolk 7
Chenango 0 New York 10 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 2 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 1 Warren 1
Dutchess 0 Orange 1 Washington 0
Erie 8 Orleans 0 Wayne 0
Essex 0 Oswego 0 Westchester 5
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 0 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 6 NYS TOTAL 76
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 20
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 1 TOTAL 96

Therapeutic radiological physics/ Radiation oncology physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 6 Jefferson 2 Saratoga 7
Allegany 1 Kings 14 Schenectady 3
Bronx 3 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 2 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 15 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 1 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 1
Chemung 1 Nassau 33 Suffolk 23
Chenango 0 New York 56 Sullivan 0
Clinton 2 Niagara 1 Tioga 1
Columbia 0 Oneida 3 Tompkins 1
Cortland 0 Onondaga 9 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 1 Warren 3
Dutchess 6 Orange 2 Washington 0
Erie 16 Orleans 0 Wayne 1
Essex 0 Oswego 1 Westchester 25
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 1 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 22 NYS TOTAL 276
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 143
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 7
Herkimer 0 Rockland 7 TOTAL 426

* Location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the Office of the Professions; the address is not necessarily the licensee's practice address. Although licensees must be registered to use the professional title or to practice within New York State, being registered does not mean the licensee is actively doing so.

Last Updated: July 21, 2016