Rudri Bhatt Patel, Author at WebMD

Rudri Bhatt Patel, Author at WebMD

Rudri Bhatt Patel is a freelance writer, editor, and educator. Her expertise includes writing about a wide range of topics including medical reference materials, as well as deeper dives into specific conditions and illnesses. She also writes about areas related to retirement, parenting, anxiety, grief, finance, legal and estate planning issues. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, JSTOR Daily, Everyday Health, Black Mental Health Today, McKesson-Medical Surgical, Rural Health Quarterly, and, as well as other local and national outlets. 

Patel is an attorney who earned a legal degree at Southern Methodist University Law School and her master's degree in English and bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Texas at Dallas. Patel also teaches classes in article writing and essays through 

She is a member of Association of Writers and Writers Programs (AWP), American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), and Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ). She has appeared as a panelist for AWP and ASJA. 

Patel enjoys the desert landscape with her family in Arizona and loves running, reading, and photography. Learn more about her at

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