About Us

Raumati Road Surgery is a local general practice committed to providing high-quality primary healthcare to enrolled patients in the Raumati community.

We provide a friendly, personal service and look forward to assisting you with your family healthcare needs.

We are also a teaching practice so we host and teach junior and senior medical students and GP registrars.

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Our Doctors

Dr Ruth Brown (Principal)

MBChB(Otago) DipObst FRNZCGP

Post Grad Diploma in General Practice (with distinction)

Ruth graduated with her medical degree from Otago University in 1981. She has worked as a GP on the Kapiti Coast since 1988. Originally from the South Island Ruth moved here for the work opportunities.

She has a passion for passing on her knowledge and enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students and GP registrars. Ruth has 3 young adult children. Outside of work she enjoys off-road cycling to keep fit and reading. She also walks her daughter’s dogs on the beach.

Dr Robyn Crow (Principal)

MBChB(Otago) DipObst FRNZCGP

Robyn is a highly-experienced GP and has been at Raumati Road Surgery for nearly 20 years. She teaches medical students and GP registrars and is an examiner for PRIMEX. Robyn does Fellowship assessments for the College of General Practitioners for GP’s in the final stages of training.

Outside of work Robyn enjoys handcrafts and baking.

Dr Sandra Bennett (Associate)

MBChB(Otago) FRNZCGP

Sandra was thrilled to be offered the opportunity to join Raumati Road Surgery in October 2017.  She is enjoying returning to work as a family General Practitioner after six stimulating years at Student Health, Victoria University of Wellington.  Sandra graduated from Otago University in 1996 and has worked as a General Practitioner for nearly 20 years.  Sandra keeps herself busy when not at work by enjoying spending time with her family, her dog, her bees and her lifestyle block.

Dr Amanda Clarke (Associate)

MBChB(Otago) FRNZCGP

Amanda joined Raumati Road Surgery in July 2013. She has been a GP since 1994 and has lived on the Kapiti Coast with her husband and three children since 1999. Amanda currently enjoys working as a GP alongside her role as a clinical editor for the Wellington region GP health pathways website.

Dr Kate Fairbrother (Associate)

MBChB(Otago) MRNZCGP, BHSc(physio)

Kate joined the practice in 2016. After training and working as a physiotherapist she completed her training in medicine at Dunedin University graduating in 2006. She has worked in paediatrics and psychiatry subspecialty areas and now enjoys the variety of practice within the GP setting. She lives on the Kapiti Coast and when not working enjoys time with her family.

Dr Kate Mitchell (Associate)

MB ChB (Auckland) MRNZCGP

After graduating from Auckland Medical School Kate broadened her medical knowledge working as a Medical Registrar. Seeing people as a whole and working in preventative health became interests of hers and so she decided to change specialist training to General Practice. She moved back home to Wellington, and to the beautiful Kapiti Coast. Outside of work Kate loves spending time with her young extended family and adores a variety of interesting and alternative crafts.

Our Staff

Carmel Rodrigo

Nurse

Brenda Baker

Nurse Team Leader

Cathy Mitchell

Nurse

Aileen Dunnett

Healthcare Assistant / Support Team

Chantelle Kiernan

Healthcare Assistant / Support Team

Emily Bell

Business Manager

Pauline Hazeldine

Support Team