Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Komatsu and Dr. Yanami

Meet our Iyashi Care team!


Dr. Komatsu

Regional Chief Medical Officer, TrinityCare Hospice and
Medical Director for Palliative Care
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, Torrance

Dr. Komatsu earned his BS degree in biological sciences at the University of Arizona and his MD at the Arizona College of Medicine. After a pediatric residency at University of California, Irvine and neonatology fellowship at Miller Children’s Hospital, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, he entered private practice neonatology, primarily as the Director of Neonatology and Newborn Services at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.  He then completed an adult palliative care fellowship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, under Harvard Medical School before returning to Providence to help build the palliative care and hospice programs which continue to grow and flourish.



Dr. Yanami

Associate Medical Director
Providence TrinityCare & Regional Palliative Care

Before joining Providence, Dr. Yanami was a staff physician in the Department of Internal Medicine and a chief physician in the Department of Hospice at Adventist Medical Center in Okinawa, Japan. Dr. Yanami earned his BS degree in physics at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, and his MD degree from Loma Linda University, School of Medicine. He conducted his internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York. Dr. Yanami also recently completed his fellowship in hospice and palliative care from the VA/Cedar-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He is fluent in medical Japanese and English.