Doctor in the Dugout

Listen to Doctor in the Dugout Saturday afternoons from 12pm – 1pm.

Doctor in the Dugout is a one hour show hosted by Dr. Alan Beyer and Dr. Jonathan Kaplan of the Hoag Orthopedic Institute. Featuring the Doctors’ distinctive wit 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 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.

Doctor In The Dugout Schedule

Day Date Time Guest(s)
Saturday 9/4/2021 12:00-1:00 PM Julie Heldman – Former professional tennis player and Olympian. Julie ranked number 2 in the U.S. and number 5 in the world. Julie won 22 tennis tournaments, and was just inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Saturday 9/11/2021 12:00-1:00 PM Dr. Bassil Aish – Double board-certified family and sports physician. Dr. Aish will join the show to discuss COVID and student athletes.
Saturday 9/18/2021 12:00-1:00 PM 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.
Saturday 9/25/2021 12:00-1:00 PM 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 endeavors.

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.

Special thanks to the show’s title sponsor: Hoag Orthopedic Institute.

Contact info:
Studio Call-In: (714) 2-830-830
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