Doctors from around China gathered at Jinan Chest Hospital to treat 53-year-old Guo Qingpo, who was suffering from a severe case of gynecomastia, more commonly known as man boobs, or moobs.

“I had never seen anything like it in 40 years. There has never been such a case in China, or anywhere in the world,” asserts Director Dr. Zhang Jianhua.

It took two teams working side-by-side on each breast over six hours to surgically remove the excess fat, which weighed a total of 11 lbs.

Like many men Guo Qingpo was in denial and initially avoided treatment.

“About ten years ago, I first noticed my breasts were larger than other men’s but I just thought I was putting on weight and didn’t pay much attention,” said Qingpo. “Then about two years ago they began to grow outrageously until they were as big as footballs. People would stare at me wherever I went.

I imagine the realization that he had moobs went something like this: