Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is seen as a gateway to minimally invasive surgery. We defined a new three-port technique with different port sites and compared the postoperative results with traditional four-port LC procedure in a case-match study. Between June 2012 and May 2013, 104 consecutive patients underwent three-port LC by same experienced surgeon. In the same center, 2963 consecutive patients underwent four-port LC, and of these 2963 patients, a matched group of 104 patients was selected. Data included patient age, gender, body mass index, American Society of Anesthesiologists score, history of abdominal operations, intraoperative data about operating time and conversion to open surgery, and postoperative data about length of hospital stay and postoperative complications were recorded prospectively. We concluded that our new three-port technique with different port sites is as feasible and safe as traditional four-port technique.