Mehrban received his bachelors in biological sciences from the University of California Irvine. In addition, he received a Master's degree in Global health from University of Southern California. He completed medical school at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. His professional interests include public psychiatry, neurocognitive disorders, and psychopharmacology. His hobbies include Farsi calligraphy, writing poetry, dressing as Santa Claus for Children’s Hospital, food competitions, and Tasseography.