State of the Field Report 2023

What began as a modest compilation of information a few years ago, the annual State of the Field report has transformed into an extensive and invaluable reference for anyone seeking information about focused ultrasound.

This report is not just about numbers and data sets, but a narrative of trends, advancements, and future anticipated areas of growth, with new data added each year. It consists of nearly 400 pages, including tables and graphs with everything you might want to know about the field of focused ultrasound – including the latest information on indications, research sites, patient treatments, manufacturers, regulatory approvals, reimbursement updates, and so much more. We publish this report annually as a commitment to keep you, our stakeholders, informed and inspired.

We encourage you to review the report and share it widely. Inquiries for reproduction can be directed to Emily White, MD, at

The 2023 Report is divided into 13 chapters that address various aspects of focused ultrasound development around the world. Select the icons below to view the chapters or view the full report.

Date: September 5, 2023
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No part of this report may be reproduced for commercial purposes in any written, electronic, recording or photocopy form or stored in a retrieval system without the written permission of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation. The Focused Ultrasound Foundation strives to provide the most accurate information possible and therefore works proactively with the manufacturers and research sites to collect the most current data available in advance of the release of this publication  This report is based on data through December 31, 2022.  The Focused Ultrasound Foundation assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions as every precaution has been taken to verify the accuracy of the information contained herein.  No liability is assumed for damages that may result from the use of information contained within.  If you note something out of date or inaccurate, please submit the new information/updates to