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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Diagnostic radiological physics 8 9 6 4 4
Medical health physics 0 1 0 0 0
Medical nuclear physics 2 3 1 1 1
Therapeutic radiological physics or Radiation oncology physics 24 32 27 25 39

Geographic Distribution of Registered Licensees*

As of July, 2017


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 9 Suffolk 9
Chenango 0 New York 17 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 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 11 NYS TOTAL 105
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 47
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 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 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 58
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 16
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 2 TOTAL 74

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 0
Erie 8 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 75
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 19
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 0
Herkimer 0 Rockland 1 TOTAL 94

Therapeutic radiological physics/ Radiation oncology physics

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 9 Jefferson 2 Saratoga 6
Allegany 1 Kings 10 Schenectady 2
Bronx 3 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 33 Suffolk 23
Chenango 0 New York 61 Sullivan 0
Clinton 1 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 28
Franklin 0 Otsego 0 Wyoming 0
Fulton 1 Putnam 1 Yates 0
Genesee 0 Queens 24 NYS TOTAL 281
Greene 0 Rensselaer 0 OTHER US 146
Hamilton 0 Richmond 5 NON-US 9
Herkimer 0 Rockland 7 TOTAL 436

* 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 14, 2017