Drs. van Hal was trained at the University Medical Center in Utrecht and at the Sint Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein.
After her training she worked as a plastic surgeon at the Red Cross Hospital in Beverwijk. There, her focus was mainly on breast reductions, (breast) reconstructions after (breast) cancer, contour-enhancing surgery after weight loss and she participated in specialized burn care.
Van Hal is a member of the NVPC, NVEPC and is an official Fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS).