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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 Orthopedic 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

September 18

Alex Bentley - Former catcher for Team Israel, who also played overseas with Regensburg Legionäre. He created a baseball series with Tatis Jr. called On Deck.

September 25

Akin Ayodele - Former linebacker for the Cowboys, Dolphins, Browns and Jaguars. Akin became a starter in his first season in the NFL and played for 9 seasons before retiring to get his MBA at Georgetown University. He’s a philanthropist who works with professional sports teams to maximize their charitable endeavor