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 January, 2016


Diagnostic radiological physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 4 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 6 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 103
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 47
Hamilton 0 Richmond 6 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 3 TOTAL 150

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 4 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 75
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 20
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 1 TOTAL 95

Therapeutic radiological physics/ Radiation oncology physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 6 Jefferson 2 Saratoga 6
Allegany 1 Kings 14 Schenectady 3
Bronx 4 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 2 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 14 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 1
Chemung 1 Nassau 32 Suffolk 22
Chenango 0 New York 51 Sullivan 0
Clinton 2 Niagara 0 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 15 Orleans 0 Wayne 1
Essex 0 Oswego 1 Westchester 23
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 23 NYS TOTAL 264
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 144
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 5
Herkimer 0 Rockland 8 TOTAL 413

* 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: February 10, 2016