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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rufus Collea is Excellent. Dr. Collea has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rufus Collea, MD is board certified in Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Collea graduated from Albany Medical College. He has 3 awards.

Angelo Pappanikou Award
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)


Dr. Collea has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • St Peter's Hospital 
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital 


  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Rufus Collea MD is a male Internist, has 15 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Rufus Collea practice?
Dr. Rufus Collea has 5 office locations.
Dr. Rufus Collea practices Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology near Albany, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Cohoes, NY and Rexford, NY.
See Albany Internists and Albany Oncologists.