Doc Q is the sickly doctor of the Black Beard Pirates. He is so weak that he needs a horse named Stronger to carry him, but the horse is just as sick as he is.
Doc Q is a supporting character in the One Piece series that was created by Eiichiro Oda. The series first began serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump on August 4, 1997. He first appeared during the Jaya Arc that began in Volume 24.
His first appearance was in One Piece Volume 24 CH. 223 "I Promise Not to Fight Within This Town", and his first anime appearance was in One Piece - Episode 146 "Quit Dreaming! Mock Town, the Town Of Ridicule!". His character in the Japanese series is voiced by Naoya Uchida, and the U.S. dub produced by FUNimation is performed by Kenny Green.