Dr. Nicholas Tarasidis, MD

Dr. Nicholas Tarasidis, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Nicholas Tarasidis, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

3450 Mayland Ct

Richmond, VA 23233

Contact Information

(804) 484-3700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tarasidis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Tarasidis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tarasidis "A native of Radford, Virginia, Dr. Tarasidis graduated from the University of Richmond and the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his Internship and Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Tarasidis is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Tarasidis is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Medical Society of Virginia, the American Medical Association, Richmond Academy of Medicine and the Virginia Society of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He served on the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology and the Board of Childhood Speech, Language and Hearing Center. He is also a member and past president of Richmond Eye and ENT Society. Dr. Tarasidis is married and has 3 sons. His oldest son George just joined Virginia ENT in August! He spends a lot of his spare time working at his hobby farm in Buckingham County."
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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

76  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Richmond
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarasidis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarasidis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarasidis to family and friends
27 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Tarasidis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Tarasidis treated my son on two occasions following repeated ear infections. His professionalism, knowledge, and bedside manner with my then 6 year old was genuine and consistent. A year later when I developed an inner ear infection, there was no other ENT that I wanted to see. I found myself...more
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Very personable and very knowledgeable; great experience; highly recommend
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My daughter had her tonsils taken out and he was a very funny and great all around Dr and made her feel comfortable .he was always joking and easy to talk to .I highly recommend him especially for kids
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My first encounter with Dr.Tarasidis was 5 days before a major surgery in 1994 with a ear infection. He is the best and at age 52 Im still seeing him.
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Dr. Tarasitis treated me like I am a little child.1day later I got a phone call from his Nurse and she told me I have a mass behind my eardrum and need MRI.The MRI was normal. No sign of a mass.This was my first and last experience with the Doctor.
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