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 11/18/23 12:00-1:00 PM  Dr. Travis Scudday – Orthopedic surgeon with Hoag Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Scudday will discuss the upcoming Jingle Bell Run at Angel Stadium which benefits the Arthritis Foundation.
Saturday 12/2/23 12:00-1:00 PM Tony Pearson – Pearson is a luminary of the 1980s bodybuilding scene whose legacy continues to inspire to this day. Renowned for his exceptional shoulder-to-waist ratio, Pearson’s physical prowess stands as a testament to the pinnacle of the sport’s aesthetics. “Driven: The Tony Pearson Story” recently premiered and details his incredible career in bodybuilding.
Saturday 12/9/23  12:00-1:00 PM Charlie Johnson – Professional squash player, ranked #1 in California and top 200 in the world.

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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