In NY state doctors have to be certified to recommend medical marijuana. The medical providers on this website are certified to recommend medical marijuana. The NY state website also has a listing.
If you're not inclined or able to go see a doctor at his or her office, HelloMD is a potential option for you, if you live in New York. Our doctors and nurse practitioners are available 7 days a week to consult with you via video chat. We've got a step-by-step process on how to get your medical marijuana card here: https://www.hellomd.com/health-wellness/how-to-get-your-medical-marijuana-card-in-new-york-state. Good luck!