Ropata Medical Centre - 577 High Street, Lower Hutt

Opening Hours : Mon - Fri (7.30am - 10pm) Sat (8am - 6pm) Sun (9am - 6pm)
  Contact : (04) 920 0800


Dr. Sam Burcher

Dr. Burcher joined Ropata Medical Centre in 2016 after four years working as a GP in the Wairarapa.  Prior to training in medicine at the University of Auckland, he completed a Commercial Pilots Licence.  He enjoys the variety of work offered in General Practice and getting to know patients over time.  He has an interest in skin cancer medicine.  In his spare time he enjoys the outdoors, snowboarding and juggling three small children.

Dr. Burcher has qualifications from Massey University and the University of Auckland, including:

  • Bachelor of Aviation (BAv)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

Dr. Burcher is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZCGP).