Our Physicians

Omar S. Buddhu, M.D.


Medical Oncology


Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518) 262-6696

Omar Buddhu, M.D.

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Magna Cum Laude - University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Medical Degree - Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
  • Internal Medicine Residency - Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
  • Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology - St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (Dana Farber Cancer Institute), Boston, MA


  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Hematology
  • Board Certified in Medical Oncology

Honors and Awards

  • Tufts University School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Citation
  • Nominee for the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award of the University of Vermont Medical Center
  • President’s Award for Educational Excellence

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society, Epsilon of Connecticut Chapter


Dr. Buddhu is a 2nd-degree black belt in Kenpo Karate, and has taught martial arts to both children and adults. In his spare time, he also enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, writing poetry and short stories, listening to music, as well as performing calligraphy.