Doctor In The Dugout

Saturdays at Noon

Doctor in the Dugout is a one hour show hosted by Dr. Alan Beyer and Dr. Jonathan Kaplan of theĀ Hoag Orthopedic Institute, and runs on Saturdays. 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. 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.

Doctor In The Dugout Schedule

Day Date Time Guest(s)
Saturday 5/11/2019 12:00-1:00 PM No show – Early Angels Game
Saturday 5/18/2019 12:00-1:00 PM A special episode of Doctor in the Dugout where we will be hosting the Arthritis Walk at Angels Stadium in person at 8 a.m. Come out and join us for the fun and games, then be sure to tune in to our show at noon, where we will be hosting many of the honorees in-studio to talk about the Arthritis Foundation and what it means.
Saturday 5/25/2019 12:00-1:00 PM Damon Stoudamire – Current head men’s basketball coach at the University of the Pacific and former NBA point guard
Saturday 6/1/2019 12:00-1:00 PM Matt Case – CEO of StaminaPro, a manufacturer of active recovery patches that reduce inflammation and pain before, during and after activity.
Saturday 6/8/2019 12:00-1:00 PM Dr. Timothy Charlton – Orthopedic foot and ankle specialist, physician for L.A. Ballet and American Ballet Theater.
Saturday 6/15/2019 12:00-1:00 PM No show – Early Angels Game
Saturday 6/22/2019 12:00-1:00 PM No show – Early Angels Game
Saturday 6/29/2019 12:00-1:00 PM Chris Jordan – CEO of JRX Biotech, who will speak about how transdermal drug delivery technology has been used to further agronomy at golf courses by attracting H2O.


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm