Dr. DuPont was born and raised in the Delaware Valley and has resided in Delaware County for the past twenty-seven years. He is an honors graduate of St. Joseph's University where he received a B.S. degree. He earned his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1978. He then completed an Internal Medicine Residency program at Metropolitan Hospital in Philadelphia followed by a Fellowship program in Pulmonary Medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital which he completed in 1983.
In 1983, Dr. DuPont began his medical practice in Delaware County and became a member the Medical Staff at Metropolitan Hospital, Springfield. Eventually, he joined and remains on the medical staff of Taylor, Springfield and Kindred Hospitals. He also is a Clinical Associate Professor and teaches pulmonary medicine to physician assistant students at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. DuPont is board certified in both Internal and Pulmonary Medicine. His clinical areas of expertise include internal mediine, pulmonary medicine, occupational lung disease and critical care medicine.
He is a fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians and a proud member of American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Internists, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, American Thoracic Society, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society and the Delaware County Medical Society.
Dr. DuPont is married to Carol DuPont, RN, who manages the medical practice after twenty years in hospital nursing experience. Their family consists of 2 grown sons, 3 grown daughters and 3 grandchildren. During Dr. DuPont's free time, he enjoys reading, biking, traveling, attending his grandchildren's activities and vacationing with his family in Lewes, DE.
Dr. Gerald Meis graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1990, after completing his undergraduate study at Villanova University in 1986. His Internship and Residency were both done at Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia. After completion of his fellowship at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA in 1995, Dr. Meis joined Suburban Pulmonary Medicine where he continues to care for patients.
Dr. Meis has established himself as a leader in pulmonary disease, occupational lung disease and critical care. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine.
He is a fellow and active member of American College of Chest Physicians, as well as American Thoracic Association, American College of Osteopathic Internists, American Osteopathic Association. Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, Delaware County Medical Society, and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.
Dr. Meis is currently on staff at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park, PA and is the Director of Pulmonary Medicine. He is also on staff at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Springfield Division. Kindred Hospital, Havertown, PA where he is the Medical Director, and Prospect Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility where he is the Director of Pulmonary Medicine.
In his spare time, Dr. Meis enjoys golfing, traveling, enjoying various sporting events with his three boys and vacationing with his family at the New Jersey shore.
Rich Leyman is a certified physician assistant who works under the supervision of Dr. Daniel DuPont and Dr. Gerald Meis. Rich joined Suburban Pulmonary Medicine in July, 2007 and he helps provide the highest quality of pulmonary and critical care to our patients, both in the hospital and in the office.
He received his B.S degree from Ursinus College in 1998 and went on to complete his physician assistant studies at MCP Hahnemann in 2001. He is a member of Taylor Hospital medical staff since 2001 and is also on staff at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Springfield Division, Prospect Park Nursing and Rehabilitation facility and Kindred Hospital in Havertown, PA.
Rich is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care to all of his patients and is accessible to the families as well. He is also active in numerous Community Outreach and teaching programs as well as a wide range of administrative activities at Taylor Hospital.
Rich is married with 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl. He enjoys backpacking, biking, fishing and kayaking as well as coaching in various youth sports.
Justin Balliet is a nationally certified physician assistant. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Shippensburg University in 2012 with a BA in Psychology. He worked for 3 years as an EMT prior to graduate school. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Medicine (PCOM) in 2018 with an MSHS in Physician Assistant Studies where he served as AOR.
Justin joined the practice in 2018 and is on staff at Taylor Hospital, Springfield Hospitals, Kindred Hospital in Havertown, Aventura at Prospect, and Fox Subacute for pulmonary/critical care medicine.
Justin is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as on the Taylor Resuscitation Committee. He is a guest lecturer at PCOM on COVID-19.
Justin is a foodie and enjoys cooking, biking, hiking, and video games.