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Operation Backbone

Business Address:
640 Elliott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Erie County
Business Contact:
Mr. Mike Sformo
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Non-Profit Organization | Member since January 31st, 2014

Operation Backbone provides crucial brain and spine surgical treatments for active duty & veterans who need an accelerated substitute to their current care options". Post strength training provided by (NHL) Buffalo Sabres.

After the training injury to my neck & back (non military) I began to understand & realize just how costly and stressful the process can be on our wounded soldiers & their families. The uncertainty, fatigue, paper work & beacuracy can be at times overwhelming. Operation Backbone was created to become an extension for our active duty & veterans who need specialized care in the fields of brain and spine. Our non for profit organization is to provide a possible alternative by collaborating with the VA, and the active military branch commands around the world to assist and treat battlefield injuries sustained in defense in the name of freedom.

Mike Sformo CEO/Chair

Operation Backbone - 501c3

Please mention you proudly found Operation Backbone on Veteran Owned Business (VOB)!

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"This much," says Mike Sformo, casting his eyes toward the millimeter separating his thumb and index finger. "The different between winning and losing is this much." ​This observation comes after a lifetime of marveling over the reality that, for the most part, people are born with the same faculties, but achieve wildly varying outcomes. Some people are positive and happy, while others are negative and vicious. Some are able to create jobs, businesses...

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