Doctor in the Dugout

Newport Beach

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 7/20/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Steve Dunning - Former MLB pitcher who was the second player to go straight to the Major Leagues after being drafted without spending a day in the minors. In 1971, Dunning had the distinction of hitting a grand slam home, the last by an American League pitcher until 2008.

Saturday 7/27/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Julie Heldman - Former professional tennis player and Olympian who won 22 women's singles titles. In 1974, she was ranked World No. 5, her highest career ranking.

Saturday 8/3/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Pat McInally - Former punter and wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals. McInally is the first graduate from Harvard to play in the NFL Pro Bowl and Super Bowl, doing both during the 1981 season.

Saturday 8/10/19 N/A

No show

Saturday 8/17/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Oliver Wyss – Orange County Soccer Club president of soccer operations and general manager and Michael Orozco – Orange County Soccer Club star defender

Saturday 8/24/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Pete Koch – Former defensive end who played five seasons in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals (1984), Kansas City Chiefs (1985-1987), and the Los Angeles Raiders (1989). Pete is currently a celebrity fitness trainer.

Saturday 8/31/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Yasi Ansari – Registered dietitian and media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She works to debunk nutrition myths and help educate large audiences on evidenced-based nutrition practices.