Degtyar Pavel (Sergeyevich) was born on February 15, 1981 in Penza. In 2004, he graduated from the Samara state medical university with a medical care degree, and in 2007 – the Saratov law institute of Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation with a law degree. Until 2005 he worked in K. R. Evgrafov Regional psychiatric hospital in Penza, and then as a clinical psychiatrist in Russia’s Federal Medico-Biological Agency hospital in Penza.
From 2007 until 2012, Pavel Sergeyevich worked in the Penza Region Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development, from 2010 – as a Deputy Director of the organization. He took charge of the Ulyanovsk Region Territorial Medical Care Insurance Fund in 2012.
Since February 2014, Pavel Sergeyevich was the Acting Deputy Prime Minister – the Minister of Health, Social Development and Sport of the region. He was appointed on March 28, 2014 as the Deputy Prime Minister – the Ulyanovsk Region Healthcare and Social Development Minister.