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 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Diagnostic radiological physics 7 11 7 5 8
Medical health physics 0 2 1 0 1
Medical nuclear physics 2 3 0 1 0
Therapeutic radiological physics or Radiation oncology physics 23 31 33 13 31

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2022


Diagnostic radiological physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 3 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 1
Allegany 0 Kings 4 Schenectady 1
Bronx 3 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 0 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 1 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 4 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 8 Suffolk 12
Chenango 0 New York 19 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 3 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 6 Warren 1
Dutchess 0 Orange 1 Washington 0
Erie 7 Orleans 0 Wayne 0
Essex 0 Oswego 0 Westchester 7
Franklin 0 Otsego 1 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 11 NYS TOTAL 102
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 58
Hamilton 0 Richmond 6 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 2 TOTAL 160

Medical health physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 3 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 1
Allegany 0 Kings 1 Schenectady 1
Bronx 1 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 0 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 2 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 6 Suffolk 6
Chenango 0 New York 2 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 0 Orange 2 Washington 0
Erie 3 Orleans 0 Wayne 0
Essex 0 Oswego 0 Westchester 2
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 0 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 4 NYS TOTAL 44
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 15
Hamilton 0 Richmond 3 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 2 TOTAL 59

Medical nuclear physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 2 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 1
Allegany 0 Kings 3 Schenectady 1
Bronx 2 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 0 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 1 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 2 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 6 Suffolk 7
Chenango 0 New York 11 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 2 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 0 Warren 1
Dutchess 0 Orange 1 Washington 0
Erie 7 Orleans 0 Wayne 0
Essex 0 Oswego 0 Westchester 6
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 0 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 6 NYS TOTAL 63
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 15
Hamilton 0 Richmond 3 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 1 TOTAL 78

Therapeutic radiological physics/Radiation oncology physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 8 Jefferson 1 Saratoga 5
Allegany 1 Kings 10 Schenectady 1
Bronx 2 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 1 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 17 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 1 Montgomery 1 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 1 Nassau 44 Suffolk 25
Chenango 0 New York 74 Sullivan 0
Clinton 2 Niagara 1 Tioga 1
Columbia 0 Oneida 1 Tompkins 1
Cortland 0 Onondaga 11 Ulster 2
Delaware 0 Ontario 1 Warren 3
Dutchess 7 Orange 3 Washington 0
Erie 14 Orleans 0 Wayne 1
Essex 0 Oswego 1 Westchester 30
Franklin 0 Otsego 2 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 26 NYS TOTAL 311
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 158
Hamilton 0 Richmond 4 NON-US 4
Herkimer 0 Rockland 7 TOTAL 473

* 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: March 7, 2022