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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Diagnostic radiological physics 7 7 8 9 6
Medical health physics 0 1 0 1 0
Medical nuclear physics 0 1 2 3 1
Therapeutic radiological physics or Radiation oncology physics 21 40 24 32 27

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of January 1, 2015


Diagnostic radiological physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 4 Jefferson 0 Saratoga 2
Allegany 0 Kings 5 Schenectady 0
Bronx 4 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 1 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 1 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 8 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 10 Suffolk 11
Chenango 0 New York 14 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 1 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 5 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 106
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 52
Hamilton 0 Richmond 6 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 5 TOTAL 158

Medical health physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 4 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 4 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 0
Chemung 0 Nassau 8 Suffolk 8
Chenango 0 New York 6 Sullivan 0
Clinton 0 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 0 Oneida 0 Tompkins 0
Cortland 0 Onondaga 1 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 65
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 18
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 3 TOTAL 83

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 8
Chenango 0 New York 8 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 22
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 2 TOTAL 97

Therapeutic radiological physics/ Radiation oncology physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 8 Jefferson 2 Saratoga 6
Allegany 1 Kings 15 Schenectady 3
Bronx 6 Lewis 0 Schoharie 0
Broome 2 Livingston 0 Schuyler 0
Cattaraugus 0 Madison 0 Seneca 0
Cayuga 0 Monroe 12 Steuben 0
Chautauqua 0 Montgomery 0 St. Lawrence 1
Chemung 1 Nassau 32 Suffolk 21
Chenango 0 New York 45 Sullivan 0
Clinton 1 Niagara 0 Tioga 0
Columbia 1 Oneida 3 Tompkins 1
Cortland 0 Onondaga 9 Ulster 0
Delaware 0 Ontario 1 Warren 3
Dutchess 4 Orange 2 Washington 0
Erie 14 Orleans 0 Wayne 1
Essex 0 Oswego 0 Westchester 21
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 0 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 24 NYS TOTAL 259
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 141
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 5
Herkimer 0 Rockland 8 TOTAL 405

* 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 7, 2015