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 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.

Saturday 9/7/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

David Ball - former NFL defensive end and current mental health counselor. David currently helps athletes use their natural gifts (focus, determination, intensity) to create new pathways of understanding and coping with current challenges such as anxiety, behavioral struggles and other issues they may have.

Saturday 9/21/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Dr. Damien Richardson – Hoag Orthopedic Institute’s new foot and ankle surgeon. Before his career as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Richardson played in the NFL as safety for the Carolina Panthers.

Saturday 10/12/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Miles McPherson – Former NFL cornerback for the Chargers. McPherson is the founder and senior pastor of the Rock Church in San Diego.

Saturday 10/19/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Dr. Jason Wersland – The founder of Theragun, inventors of the lightweight, battery operated muscle treatment device of the same name. Dr. Wersland will be joining Doctor in the Dugout as our special in-studio guest this week!

Saturday 10/26/19 12:00 - 1:00pm

Stewart Hagestad - Amateur golfer who won the mixed team gold medal at the 2019 Pan American Games. In addition to this victory, Hagestad also won the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur and the 2016 Metropolitan Amateur golf tournaments.