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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Diagnostic radiological physics 9 6 4 4 7
Medical health physics 1 0 0 0 0
Medical nuclear physics 3 1 1 1 2
Therapeutic radiological physics or Radiation oncology physics 32 27 25 39 23

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2018


Diagnostic radiological physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 3 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 5 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 8 Suffolk 9
Chenango 0 New York 18 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 1 Oswego 0 Westchester 6
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 2 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 11 NYS TOTAL 104
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 48
Hamilton 0 Richmond 6 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 3 TOTAL 152

Medical health physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 3 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 1 Schenectady 1
Bronx 4 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 8 Suffolk 6
Chenango 0 New York 5 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 57
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 16
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 2 TOTAL 73

Medical nuclear physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 2 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 3
Allegany 0 Kings 4 Schenectady 0
Bronx 3 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 1 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 1 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 3 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 8 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 1 Warren 1
Dutchess 0 Orange 1 Washington 1
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 6 NYS TOTAL 73
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 18
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 1 TOTAL 91

Therapeutic radiological physics/ Radiation oncology physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 8 Jefferson 1 Saratoga 7
Allegany 1 Kings 10 Schenectady 2
Bronx 2 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 2 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 1 Monroe 15 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 1 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 1 Nassau 31 Suffolk 23
Chenango 0 New York 59 Sullivan 0
Clinton 2 Niagara 1 Tioga 1
Columbia 0 Oneida 3 Tompkins 1
Cortland 0 Onondaga 8 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 31
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 23 NYS TOTAL 279
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 146
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 8
Herkimer 1 Rockland 8 TOTAL 433

* 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: January 23, 2018