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 1/04/20 12:00 - 1:00pm

Isaiah Stanback - Former Dallas Cowboy wide receiver who now co-owns Steadfast Performance and Fitness Center, a personal training center committed to the development and success of aspiring athletes ranging from professional to Little League.

Saturday 1/11/20 12:00 - 1:00pm

Dr. Emily Eckstein - Executive director of Beach House Treatment Centers. She has worked with many professional athletes with their unique issues regarding their addictions and treatments.

Saturday 01/18/20 12:00 - 1:00pm

Terrell Davis - Super Bowl XXXII MVP and former Denver Broncos running back. Terrell Davis was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017.

Saturday 1/25/20 12:00 - 1:00pm

Ben Spielberg - Founder and CEO of TMS Brain Health. Working in brain-based behavioral health for nearly a decade, Ben will be speaking about what happens to athletes' brains when affected by trauma, why they're so driven and focused, as well as what happens to their brains during the highs and lows of performance.

Saturday 2/1/20 12:00 - 1:00pm

Doug Worthington - Former defensive tackle for the Washington Redskins and the St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams. Doug played college football for Ohio State University.

Saturday 2/08/20 12:00 - 1:00pm

Brad Botkin - NBA writer for CBS Sports and co-author of Olympic gold medalist Dan O'Brien's autobiography, "Clearing Hurdles."

Saturday 2/15/20 12:00 - 1:00pm

Leigh Steinberg - Sports agent who has represented the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft a record eight times. Leigh has represented more than 300 professional athletes in football, baseball, basketball, boxing and Olympic sports. He is often credited as the inspiration for the movie "Jerry Maguire."