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 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Diagnostic radiological physics 6 4 4 7 11
Medical health physics 0 0 0 0 2
Medical nuclear physics 1 1 1 2 3
Therapeutic radiological physics or Radiation oncology physics 27 25 39 23 31

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July 1, 2019


Diagnostic radiological physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 3 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 3 Schenectady 1
Bronx 3 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 1 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 9
Chenango 0 New York 19 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 2 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 6 Warren 1
Dutchess 0 Orange 2 Washington 0
Erie 6 Orleans 0 Wayne 0
Essex 0 Oswego 0 Westchester 6
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 12 NYS TOTAL 100
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 53
Hamilton 0 Richmond 7 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 3 TOTAL 153

Medical health physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 3 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 1 Schenectady 1
Bronx 3 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 7 Suffolk 6
Chenango 0 New York 3 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 3
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 0 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 5 NYS TOTAL 53
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 18
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 2 TOTAL 71

Medical nuclear physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 2 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 3 Schenectady 1
Bronx 3 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 1 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 7 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 7
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 0 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 7 NYS TOTAL 71
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 15
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 1 TOTAL 86

Therapeutic radiological physics/ Radiation oncology physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 6 Jefferson 1 Saratoga 7
Allegany 1 Kings 9 Schenectady 3
Bronx 1 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 2 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 1 Monroe 16 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 1 Montgomery 1 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 1 Nassau 38 Suffolk 23
Chenango 0 New York 63 Sullivan 0
Clinton 2 Niagara 0 Tioga 1
Columbia 0 Oneida 1 Tompkins 1
Cortland 0 Onondaga 8 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 2 Warren 2
Dutchess 7 Orange 2 Washington 0
Erie 14 Orleans 0 Wayne 1
Essex 0 Oswego 1 Westchester 30
Franklin 0 Otsego 1 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 24 NYS TOTAL 286
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 157
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 7
Herkimer 1 Rockland 8 TOTAL 450

* 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 9, 2019