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Doctor in the Dugout

Hear from Dr. Alan Beyer and Dr. Jonathan Kaplan Saturdays at Noon on AM 830 KLAA

Doctor in the Dugout is a one hour show hosted by Hoag Orthopedic Institute's Dr. Alan Beyer and Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, and runs on Saturdays. Featuring the Doctors' distinctive with and keen insights on sports, Doctor in the Dugout provides an entertaining twist on sports medicine-related topics and current injury reports, and features special guests and more.

In addition to baseball news, the Doctor in the Dugout radio program covers a variety of current events in the world of sports and sports medicine. Dr. Beyer and Dr. Kaplan answer questions sent in by email and fields calls from listeners. After baseball season, Doctor in the Dugout will air on Saturdays before football or hockey games. For upcoming show dates, see the schedule below.

Alan H. Beyer, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery of the knee and total knee replacement. Dr. Beyer graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. During his residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York, he became the Chief Resident of Orthopedics and completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic. His passion for sports influenced his decision to pursue this specialty and thus in a vocation where preserving an active lifestyle is a key focus.

Dr. Jonathan Kaplan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. He is fellowship trained to treat patients with foot and ankle injuries and conditions. Dr. Kaplan completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center and is currently a partner at the Orthopaedic Specialty Institute in Orange, California. He is on the forefront of minimally invasive bunion correction, arthritis treatment, and deformity correction, not only as a clinician, but also as an instructor in these techniques.

Listen to previously aired shows

  • Saturday
  • 7/25/20
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Josh Bilicki - Josh is a professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 99 Toyota Supra for B. J. McLeod Motorsports, and part-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Tommy Baldwin Racing.

  • Saturday
  • 8/8/20
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Larry Sanders - Former center and power forward for the Milwaukee Bucks. He recently announced his consideration of re-joining the NBA after they changed their stance on cannabis. Larry just joined CLICK Spray as an investor and strategic advisor, jumping headfirst into cannabis industry.

  • Saturday
  • 8/15/20
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Ken Shamrock - UFC Hall-of-Famer who has headlined over 15 main events and co-main events in the UFC and Pride FC, setting pay-per-view records. Ken is now building out Valor Bare Knuckle, an bare knuckle sporting company that hosts bareknuckle boxing matches, while simultaneously mentoring up-and-coming competitors.

  • Saturday
  • 8/29/20
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Rodrigo Garduño - Former professional soccer player who started the elite fitness program 54D, a high-end boutique group-fitness brand that is revolutionizing the health and wellness industry with an intensive nine-week program. Rodrigo is now gearing up to launch a new online fitness program for his international followers, adapting his 9-week program to a digital audience amid the COVID-19 pandemic.