A native of Nashville, Tennessee but a resident of Richmond, Virginia for most of his life, Dr. Tarasidis graduated from the University of Virginia and the VCU School of Medicine. He completed his surgery internship at the Medical University of South Carolina and his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Utah. Dr. Tarasidis is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.  He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Rhinologic Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He is also a member of the Medical Society of Virginia and the Richmond Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Tarasidis is married. While completing his residency in Utah he became an avid skier. He enjoys water sports and he and his wife enjoy trying a variety of restaurants in the Richmond area.