Due to a national shortage of blood collection tubes, you may experience upwards of a 2-hour delay in processing time for certain tests. Someone from our team will advise you if your scheduled lab test is affected by this delay. We thank you in advance for your patience.

Our Team

Rufus Collea, M.D.

Rufus P. Collea, M.D.

Rufus Collea, M.D.


Medical Oncology




Clifton Park Cancer Center - Saratoga County
3 Crossing Blvd
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: (518) 831-4434


  • Medical Director, New York Oncology Hematology
  • NYOH Board of Directors

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree—Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
  • Master of Science Degree—State University of New York at Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
  • Medical Degree—Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Residency in Internal Medicine—Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship in Hematology Oncology—Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


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

Honors and Awards

Angelo Pappanikou Award

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Breast Disease
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Academic Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College


Dr. Collea is the Medical Director of NYOH. He also serves as Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society, Capital Region. In his spare time, Dr. Collea enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters.