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Yoshihiro Komatsu, MD
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West Penn Hospital (Primary)
Mellon Pavilion
4815 Liberty Ave, Suite 439
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Fax (412) 605-6364
Jefferson Hospital Medical Office Building
575 Coal Valley Rd, #574
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
Fax (412) 605-6364
Forbes Hospital
2566 Haymaker Rd, POB1 #304
Monroeville, PA 15146
Fax (412) 605-6364

Dr. Komatsu is a fellowship-trained surgeon who treats patients with esophageal and gastric cancer, GERD/reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, hiatal hernia, paraesophageal hernia, achalasia, gastroparesis, esophageal and gastric motility disorders, Zenker’s diverticulum, and swallowing disorders.

Dr. Komatsu has fellowship training in minimally invasive esophageal and gastric surgery and advanced endoscopy. He is also certified in robotic surgery and offers this approach to many patients.

Dr. Komatsu completed his general surgery residency at Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital in Shizuoka, Japan, where he also served as a clinical fellow. He continued his postdoctoral training as a research associate at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His research work continued as a study coordinator at the Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Allegheny Health Network. He then completed his minimally invasive surgery and advanced endoscopy fellowship training at the Esophageal and Lung Institute at Allegheny Health Network.

He has published articles and book chapters of his research work and presented his findings to medical audiences at annual meetings and conferences.

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Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Barrett’s Esophagus
Botulinum Toxin Treatment
Bowel Surgery
Dysphagia and Swallowing Disorders
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Surgery
GERD/Reflux Surgery
Gastric Surgery
Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) and Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Hiatal Hernia
Minimally Invasive Pyloroplasty
Paraesophageal Hernia
Robotic Surgery
Surgery, Gastroparesis
Zenker’s Diverticulum, Diverticular Disease


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Recent Patient Comments

"This doctor replaced my surgeon. Care still appeared continuous. He continued as if he were the original doctor. Felt comfortable."

November 27, 2023

"I liked the Dr very much"

November 26, 2023

"Excellent -very attentive & extremely knowledgeable & provided easy to understand procedure/outcome"

November 25, 2023

"Dr Komatsu is a very educated and caring Dr. I would recommend him to everyone. He is an amazing Dr"

November 01, 2023

"Feel like Dr saved my life when he did surgery for a abdominal viscus."

October 21, 2023

"Dr. Komatsu placed feeding tube after others failed. He followed up frequently. I believe he made a great difference in my recovery from cancer radiation damage."

October 10, 2023

"All good."

October 09, 2023

"It was my first time with the provider and I was very pleased with the care I received.."

September 29, 2023

"Doctor explained tx & condition very patiently."

September 27, 2023


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(non-ACGME) fellowship at AHN


Juntendo University School of Medicine


Japanese board certification in Surgery


Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital
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