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Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Physician 5,342 5,741 6,119 6, 064 6, 443
Physician - 3 Year Limited 0 0 0 0 0

Geographic Distribution*

As of January 1, 2024

Physician**

County Number County Number County Number
Full 3-yr Full 3-yr Full 3-yr
Albany 1738 0 Jefferson 216 0 Saratoga 634 0
Allegany 26 0 Kings 6316 0 Schenectady 407 0
Bronx 1890 0 Lewis 26 0 Schoharie 22 0
Broome 607 0 Livingston 80 0 Schuyler 23 0
Cattaraugus 89 0 Madison 120 0 Seneca 12 0
Cayuga 86 0 Monroe 3813 0 Steuben 194 0
Chautauqua 182 0 Montgomery 65 0 St. Lawrence 192 0
Chemung 264 0 Nassau 10181 0 Suffolk 5651 0
Chenango 40 0 New York 19436 0 Sullivan 83 0
Clinton 210 0 Niagara 243 0 Tioga 55 0
Columbia 128 0 Oneida 491 0 Tompkins 292 0
Cortland 55 0 Onondaga 2115 0 Ulster 342 0
Delaware 30 0 Ontario 323 0 Warren 232 0
Dutchess 1018 0 Orange 1036 0 Washington 27 0
Erie 3351 0 Orleans 16 0 Wayne 60 0
Essex 57 0 Oswego 91 0 Westchester 7355 0
Franklin 79 0 Otsego 332 0 Wyoming 38 0
Fulton 51 0 Putnam 237 0 Yates 28 0
Genesee 68 0 Queens 5467 0 NYS TOTAL 79117 0
Greene 52 0 Rensselaer 252 0 OTHER US 31384 0
Hamilton 7 0 Richmond 1436 0 NON-US 666 0
Herkimer 27 0 Rockland 1133 0 TOTAL 111167 0

* 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.

** Displaying both full and three-year limited licenses.

*** Physician assistants and registered specialist assistants practice only under the supervision of licensed physicians.